1. the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one;

[syn: nine,

1. denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten;

[syn: nine,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

9 \9\ adj. 1. one more than eight and one less than ten; denoting a quantity consisting of nine items or units; -- representing the number nine as an Arabic numeral. Syn: nine, ix [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

9 adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten [syn: nine, 9, ix] n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one [syn: nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead]