# Seven vs. Eight — What's the Difference?

## Definitions

#### Seven➦

The cardinal number equal to 6 + 1.

#### Eight➦

The cardinal number equal to 7 + 1.

#### Seven➦

The seventh in a set or sequence.

#### Eight➦

The eighth in a set or sequence.

#### Seven➦

A numerical value equal to 7; the number following six and preceding eight. This many dots: (•••••••). Describing a group or set with seven elements.

#### Eight➦

(Sports) An eight-oared racing shell.

#### Seven➦

The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.
He wrote three sevens on the paper.

#### Eight➦

An eight-cylinder engine or motor vehicle.

#### Seven➦

A card bearing seven pips.

#### Eight➦

A numerical value equal to 8; the number occurring after seven and before nine.

#### Seven➦

One more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week.

#### Eight➦

Describing a group or set with eight elements.
He works eight hours a day.

#### Seven➦

The number greater by one than six; seven units or objects.
Of every beast, and bird, and insect small,Game sevens and pairs.

#### Eight➦

The digit/figure 8.

#### Seven➦

A symbol representing seven units, as 7, or vii.

#### Eight➦

(playing cards) Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.

#### Seven➦

The cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

#### Eight➦

(nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which eight rowers each have two oars.

#### Seven➦

Being one more than six

#### Eight➦

A race in which such craft participate.

#### Eight➦

(rowing) The eight people who crew a rowing-boat.

#### Eight➦

Alternative spelling of ait{{q}}

#### Eight➦

Obsolete spelling of eighth

#### Eight➦

An island in a river; an ait.

#### Eight➦

The number greater by a unit than seven; eight units or objects.

#### Eight➦

A symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii.

#### Eight➦

Seven and one; as, eight years.

#### Eight➦

The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

#### Eight➦

A group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life

#### Eight➦

Being one more than seven