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eight

 
pronunciation:
eIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the word for the number 8.
 
definition 2: the number that comes after 7 and before 9 in the sequence of cardinal numbers; 8.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being eight in number.
Spiders have eight legs.
Homophone Note
The words eight and ate (past tense of "eat") sound alike but have different meanings.