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Definitions of number:
  • noun:   an item of merchandise offered for sale
    Example: "She preferred the black nylon number"
  • noun:   a clothing measurement
    Example: "A number 13 shoe"
  • noun:   the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    Example: "He had a number of chores to do"
  • noun:   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)
    Example: "In English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
  • noun:   a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
    Example: "She refused to give them her Social Security number"
  • noun:   a select company of people
    Example: "I hope to become one of their number before I die"
  • noun:   a concept of quantity derived from zero and units
    Example: "Every number has a unique position in the sequence"
  • noun:   one of a series published periodically
  • noun:   a symbol used to represent a number
  • noun:   the number is used in calling a particular telephone
    Example: "He has an unlisted number"
  • noun:   a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    Example: "It was one of the best numbers he ever did"
  • verb:   place a limit on the number of
  • verb:   enumerate
    Example: "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
  • verb:   give numbers to
    Example: "You should number the pages of the thesis"
  • verb:   add up in number or quantity
  • verb:   put into a group
  • verb:   determine the number or amount of
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #24362)

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