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number - Dictionary definition and meaning for word number

Definition
(noun) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
Synonyms : figure
Example Sentence
  • he had a number of chores to do
  • the number of parameters is small
  • the figure was about a thousand

Definition
(noun) a concept of quantity involving zero and units
Example Sentence
  • every number has a unique position in the sequence

Definition
(noun) a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Synonyms : act , bit , routine , turn
Example Sentence
  • he did his act three times every evening
  • she had a catchy little routine
  • it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Definition
(noun) the number is used in calling a particular telephone
Example Sentence
  • he has an unlisted number

Definition
(noun) a symbol used to represent a number
Synonyms : numeral
Example Sentence
  • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school

Definition
(noun) one of a series published periodically
Synonyms : issue
Example Sentence
  • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

Definition
(noun) a select company of people
Example Sentence
  • I hope to become one of their number before I die

Definition
(noun) a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
Example Sentence
  • she refused to give them her Social Security number

Definition
(noun) a clothing measurement
Example Sentence
  • a number 13 shoe

Definition
(noun) the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural)
Example Sentence
  • in English the subject and the verb must agree in number

Definition
(noun) an item of merchandise offered for sale
Example Sentence
  • she preferred the black nylon number
  • this sweater is an all-wool number

Definition
(verb) add up in number or quantity
Synonyms : add up , amount , come , total
Example Sentence
  • The bills amounted to $2,000
  • The bill came to $2,000

Definition
(verb) give numbers to
Example Sentence
  • You should number the pages of the thesis

Definition
(verb) enumerate
Synonyms : list
Example Sentence
  • We must number the names of the great mathematicians

Definition
(verb) put into a group
Synonyms : count
Example Sentence
  • The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

Definition
(verb) determine the number or amount of
Synonyms : count , enumerate , numerate
Example Sentence
  • Can you count the books on your shelf?
  • Count your change

Definition
(verb) place a limit on the number of
Synonyms : keep down

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