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Princeton's WordNet

  1. September, Sep, Sept(noun)

    the month following August and preceding October

  2. family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry(noun)

    people descended from a common ancestor

    "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"


  1. sept(Noun)

    A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland.

    Etymology: A corruption of sect, influenced by saeptum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sept(noun)

    a clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland

    Etymology: [A corruption of sect, n.]


  1. Sept

    A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish clan. The word may derive from the Latin saeptum, meaning "enclosure" or "fold", or via an alteration of "sect". The term is used in both Ireland and Scotland, where it may be translated as sliocht, meaning "progeny" or "seed", which may indicate the descendants of a person.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sept

    sept, n. in Ireland, a subdivision of a tribe: an enclosure, a railing.—adj. Sep′tal, belonging to a sept: partitional. [Probably a corr. of sect.]

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  1. pets

  2. pest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sept in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sept in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    The big changes will come after Sept. 15... and we'll bring the border under control step by step, we'll send in the police, then, if we get approval from parliament, we'll deploy the military.

  2. Todd Kaminsky:

    It is unfair to force New Yorkers to choose between fulfilling civic duties and observing two sacred days, Rosh Hashanah and Sept. 11.

  3. Henry Lee Stevenson:

    A healthy baby boy and the fact that he came on Sept. 1, the doctors, the nurses, my husband and I – we just couldn’t believe it.

  4. Elon Musk:

    Production grows exponentially, so Aug should be 100 cars and Sept above 1,500, looks like we can reach 20,000 Model 3 cars per month in Dec.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    He told you that radical Islamist terrorism does not stem from an ideology. He told you that 9/11 (the Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda attacks on the United States) led my country to abandon its ideals, particularly in the Middle East, the results of these misjudgments have been dire.

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