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Verb
/ˈnəmbər/,
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numbers, plural;
  1. Amount to (a specified figure or quantity); comprise
    • - the demonstrators numbered more than 5,000
  2. Include or classify as a member of a group
    • - the orchestra numbers Brahms among its past conductors
  3. Mark with a number or assign a number to, typically to indicate position in a series
    • - each document was numbered consecutively
  4. Count
    • - strategies like ours can be numbered on the fingers of one hand
  5. Assess or estimate the size or quantity of (something) to be a specified figure
    • - he numbers the fleet at a thousand
Noun
  1. An arithmetical value, expressed by a word, symbol, or figure, representing a particular quantity and used in counting and making calculations and for showing order in a series or for identification
    • - she dialed the number carefully
    • - an even number
  2. Arithmetic
    • - the boy was adept at numbers
  3. A quantity or amount
    • - the company is seeking to increase the number of women on its staff
    • - the exhibition attracted vast numbers of visitors
  4. Several
    • - we have discussed the matter on a number of occasions
  5. A group or company of people
    • - there were some distinguished names among our number
  6. A large quantity or amount, often in contrast to a smaller one; numerical preponderance
    • - the weight of numbers turned the battle against them
  7. A single issue of a magazine
    • - the October number of “Travel.”
  8. A song, dance, piece of music, etc., esp. one of several in a performance
    • - they go from one melodious number to another
  9. A thing, typically an item of clothing, of a particular type, regarded with approval or admiration
    • - Yvonne was wearing a little black number
  10. A distinction of word form denoting reference to one person or thing or to more than one. See also singular (sense 2 of the adjective), plural, count noun, and mass noun

  11. A particular form so classified


  1. 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"
  2. total: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
  3. a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
  4. give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
  5. act: 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"
  6. enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
  7. In linguistics, grammatical number is a grammatical category of nouns, pronouns, and adjective and verb agreement that expresses count distinctions (such as "one", "two", or "three or more").
  8. Number is the leading Japanese sports magazine published on every Thursday by Bungeishunju. The official name is Sports Graphic Number. Though the circulation once hit 47 million, it is now around 10 million.
  9. is a Japanese manga series by Kawori Tsubaki. Originally starting serialization in the shōjo magazine Comic Blade Avarus published by Mag Garden in December 2007.
  10. Number[s] is the debut album by American post-hardcore band, Woe, Is Me. Released on August 31, 2010, in a collaboration between Rise Records and its imprint label Velocity Records, it charted at number 16 on Billboards Top Heatseekers, selling 1,700 copies in its first week. ...
  11. A Number is a 2002 play by English playwright Caryl Churchill which addresses the subject of human cloning and identity, especially nature versus nurture. ...
  12. (Numbers (band)) Numbers are an American indie rock band from San Francisco, California.
  13. An abstract entity used to describe quantity; A numeral: a symbol for a non-negative integer; A member of one of several classes: natural numbers,integers, rational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers, quaternions; Indicating the position of something in a list or sequence. ...
  14. (Numbers) In Hebrew, all letters have a numerical value, and numbers are written using letters.  See Numerical Values of Words.
  15. (Numbers (Explanation + Exercises)) Numbers (Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers)
  16. (NUMBERS) There are several rules for using numbers that are appropriately placed in this glossary. These rules are followed in standard written English. ...
  17. (Numbers (2)) Canonical book forming part of the Hebrew Bible.
  18. (Numbers) A lottery game that has been a money-maker for American Mafiosi since the U.S. Civil War.
  19. (Numbers) A player's score after the subtraction of his or her handicap from the Gross Score is the Net Score. Adding strokes for each Mulligan yields the True Score. If whiffs and fluffs are also counted, the resulting tabulation is the Real Score. ...
  20. (Numbers) According to this article, the relative risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine who are taking oral contraceptives is 8.72 (5.05 to 15.05). The systematic review included observational, case-control, and cohort studies and requires further investigation.
  21. (Numbers) Any time you see a number after a "k" or a "p" on a pattern, that means that you should knit or purl that many stitches. For example, "k3" means knit three stitches.
  22. (Numbers) Constant values in a cell. Numbers can consist only of the characters 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 _ + / . E and e. If a numerical entry is too large for the physical viewing size of a cell, or if the result of a formula is too large you may see a group of "#"symbols, e.g. ##########. ...
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  24. (Numbers) Signifies restless conditions in business. Each number however has its own individual meaning.
  25. (Numbers) Spell out all cardinal numerals from one to one hundred; use Arabic figures for the rest.  However, numerals will be used for numbers less than 100 that are being compared with numbers more than 100 (20 of the 230 respondents).