# Eighteen vs Eight - What's the difference?

eighteen | eight |

## As numerals the difference between eighteen and eight

is that eighteen is the cardinal number occurring after seventeen and before nineteen, represented in roman numerals as xviii and in arabic numerals as 18 while eight is (cardinal) a numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after seven and before nine.

## As a noun eight is

the digit/figure 8 or eight can be an island in a river; an ait.

# eighteen

## English

(wikipedia eighteen)

### Alternative forms

* Arabic numerals: . Roman symbols: XVIII

### Numeral

• The cardinal number occurring after seventeen and before nineteen, represented in Roman numerals as XVIII and in Arabic numerals as 18.

* Last: seventeen. Next: nineteen English cardinal numbers

# eight

## English

(wikipedia eight)

### Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), (m), from (etyl) .

#### Alternative forms

* * Western (Arabic) numerals: * (Roman numerals): VIII

#### Numeral

• (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after seven and before nine.
• He works eight hours a day.
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• Describing a set or group with eight components.
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#### Noun

(en noun)
• The digit/figure 8.
• (playing cards) Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.
• (nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which a eight rowers each have two oars
• (rowing, especially in plural) A race in which such craft participate
• ##### Derived terms
* eight ball * eighty * figure eight * number eight * piece of eight