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Definition of NUMBER

noun : NUMBER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a short performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school" ;

  • 6. (

    ) one of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a select company of people; "I hope to become one of their number before I die" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification and may be attached to accounts, memberships, etc.; "she refused to give them her Social Security number" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a clothing measurement; "a number 13 shoe" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a numbered item in a series; "take the number 2 to the main square, then change to the number 5" ;

  • 11. (

    ) 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); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number" ;

  • 12. (

    ) an item of clothing; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number" ;

verb : NUMBER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis" ;

  • 3. (

    ) enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians" ;

  • 4. (

    ) put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members" ;


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