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number (n):
an item of merchandise offered for sale
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she preferred the black nylon number.
this sweater is an all-wool number
number (n):
a clothing measurement
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a number 13 shoe
number (n):
the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
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he had a number of chores to do.
the number of parameters is small.
the figure was about a thousand

Related Words: figure
number (n):
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
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he did his act three times every evening.
she had a catchy little routine.
it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Related Word: act
number (n):
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)
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in English the subject and the verb must agree in number
number (n):
a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
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she refused to give them her Social Security number
number (n):
the number is used in calling a particular telephone
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he has an unlisted number
number (n):
one of a series published periodically
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she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room
Related Word: issue
number (n):
a symbol used to represent a number
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he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
number (n):
a select company of people
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I hope to become one of their number before I die
number (n):
a concept of quantity involving zero and units
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every number has a unique position in the sequence
number (v):
place a limit on the number of
number (v):
enumerate
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We must number the names of the great mathematicians
Related Words: list
number (v):
determine the number or amount of
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Can you count the books on your shelf?
Count your change

Related Words: countenumeratenumerate
number (v):
give numbers to
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You should number the pages of the thesis
number (v):
put into a group
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The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members
number (v):
add up in number or quantity
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The bills amounted to $2,000.
The bill came to $2,000

Related Words: amounttotal
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