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Definition of number
- Number n
- The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand" [syn: {figure}]
- A concept of quantity derived from zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
- A short theatrical 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" [syn: {act}, {routine}, {turn}, {bit}]
- A numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number" [syn: {identification number}]
- The number is used in calling a particular telephone; "he has an unlisted number" [syn: {phone number}, {telephone number}]
- A symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school" [syn: {numeral}]
- One of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom" [syn: {issue}]
- A select company of people; "I hope to become one of their number before I die"
- 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"
- An item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"
- A clothing measurement; "a number 13 shoe" v
- Add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: {total}, {add up}, {come}, {amount}]
- Give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
- Enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians" [syn: {list}]
- Put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members" [syn: {count}]
- Determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change" [syn: {count}, {enumerate}, {numerate}]
- Place a limit on the number of [syn: {keep down}]
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