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Number (IPA: /ˈnəmbɝ/)


Number (n.)

That which admits of being counted or reckoned; a unit, or an aggregate of units; a numerable aggregate or collection of individuals; an assemblage made up of distinct things expressible by figures.

Number (n.)

A collection of many individuals; a numerous assemblage; a multitude; many.

Number (n.)

A numeral; a word or character denoting a number; as, to put a number on a door.

Number (n.)

Numerousness; multitude.

Number (n.)

The state or quality of being numerable or countable.

Number (n.)

Quantity, regarded as made up of an aggregate of separate things.

Number (n.)

That which is regulated by count; poetic measure, as divisions of time or number of syllables; hence, poetry, verse; -- chiefly used in the plural.

Number (n.)

The distinction of objects, as one, or more than one (in some languages, as one, or two, or more than two), expressed (usually) by a difference in the form of a word; thus, the singular number and the plural number are the names of the forms of a word indicating the objects denoted or referred to by the word as one, or as more than one.

Number (n.)

The measure of the relation between quantities or things of the same kind; that abstract species of quantity which is capable of being expressed by figures; numerical value.

Number (n.)

To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate.

Number (n.)

To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.

Number (n.)

To give or apply a number or numbers to; to assign the place of in a series by order of number; to designate the place of by a number or numeral; as, to number the houses in a street, or the apartments in a building.

Number (n.)

To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of; as, the army numbers fifty thousand.

Number

Mathematical object used to count, label, and measure

Number

Structural element of artistic performance

Number

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Otis] Do you know why the number 200 is so vitally descriptive to both you and me? It's your weight and my I.Q." - Superman (1978 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"1. There are a number of problems here:" - 11-Oct

Example Sentence (Quote)

"29 Proposition. The name of the beast expressed by the number 666. (cap. 13.) is the name λαγεινος onely." - John Napier

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A number nine? Do they actually exist? But it looks like it didn't do any kind of damage at all. Uh?" - Fictional last words in animated television series

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All things were together, infinite both in number and in smallness; for the small too was infinite." - Infinity


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