HyperDic: number

English > 18 senses of the word number:
NOUNattributenumber, figurethe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
quantitynumbera concept of quantity involving zero and units
communicationnumber, act, routine, turn, bita short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
communicationnumber, phone number, telephone numberthe number is used in calling a particular telephone
communicationnumber, numerala symbol used to represent a number
communicationnumber, issueone of a series published periodically
groupnumbera select company of people
communicationnumbera numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
attributenumbera clothing measurement
communicationnumbera numbered item in a series
communicationnumberthe 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)
artifactnumberan item of merchandise offered for sale
VERBstativenumber, total, add up, come, amountadd up in number or quantity
communicationnumbergive numbers to
communicationnumber, listenumerate
stativenumber, countput into a group
communicationnumber, count, enumerate, numeratedetermine the number or amount of
changenumber, keep downplace a limit on the number of
number > pronunciation
Soundsnah'mber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > number: 18 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals.
Examples
  • "he had a number of chores to do"
  • "the number of parameters is small"
Synonymfigure
NarrowerfewnessThe quality of being small in number
innumerableness, countlessnessA number beyond counting
majority, bulkThe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts
minorityBeing or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
numerousness, numerosity, multiplicityA large number
preponderance, prevalenceA superiority in numbers or amount
roundnessThe quality of being round numbers
BroaderamountThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
Spanishnúmero
Catalannombre
Verbsnumberplace a limit on the number of
numberdetermine the number or amount of
numberenumerate
numbergive numbers to
numberadd up in number or quantity
English > number: 18 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA concept of quantity involving zero and units.
Example"every number has a unique position in the sequence"
NarrowerFibonacci numberA number in the Fibonacci sequence
addendA number that is added to another number (the augend)
arityThe number of arguments that a function / function can take
atomic numberThe order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements
augendA number to which another number (the addend) is added
baryon numberA number equal to the difference between the number of baryons and the number of antibaryons in any subatomic structure
base, radix(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
biquadrate, biquadratic, quartic, fourth powerAn algebraic equation of the fourth degree
cardinal number, cardinalThe number of elements in a mathematical set
cardinality(mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)
complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary(mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
composite numberAn integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one
compound numberA quantity expressed in two different units
constantA number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
coordinate, co-ordinateA number that identifies a position relative to an axis
countThe total number counted
cube, third powerThe product of three equal terms
decimalA number in the decimal system
dividendA number to be divided by another number
divisorThe number by which a dividend is divided
factorAny of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
fixed-point numberA number represented in fixed-point notation
floating-point numberA number represented in floating-point notation
integer, whole numberAny of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero
linage, lineageThe number of lines in a piece of printed material
minuendThe number from which the subtrahend is subtracted
multiplicandThe number that is multiplied by the multiplier
multiplier, multiplier factorThe number by which a multiplicand is multiplied
natural numberThe number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly
ordinal number, ordinal, no.The number designating place in an ordered sequence
oxidation number, oxidation stateThe degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule
pagination, folio, page number, pagingThe system of numbering pages
prime, prime quantityA number that has no factor but itself and 1
quotaA prescribed number
quotientThe number obtained by division
recordThe number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had
remainder, differenceThe number that remains after subtraction
remainderThe part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor
rootA number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
scoreA number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game / game or contest
square, second powerThe product of two equal terms
subtrahendThe number to be subtracted from the minuend
Broaderdefinite quantityA specific measure of amount
Spanishnúmero
Catalannombre, número
Adjectivesnumeral, numerical, numericof or relating to or denoting numbers
Verbsnumberplace a limit on the number of
numberdetermine the number or amount of
numberenumerate
numbergive numbers to
numberadd up in number or quantity
English > number: 18 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.
Example "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
Synonymsact, routine, turn, bit
Narrowershow-stopper, showstopper, stopperAn act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
Broaderperformance, public presentationA dramatic or musical entertainment
Spanishacto, bit, número
Catalanacte, bit, número
English > number: 18 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe number is used in calling a particular telephone.
Example"he has an unlisted number"
Synonymsphone number, telephone number
Broadersignal, signaling, signAny nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Spanishnúmero de teléfono, número, teléfono
Catalannúmero de telèfon
English > number: 18 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA symbol used to represent a number.
Synonymnumeral
NarrowerArabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeralOne of the symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0
Roman numeralA symbol in the old Roman notation
antilogarithm, antilogThe number of which a given number is the logarithm
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishcifra, letra numeral, numeral, número
Catalannombre, numeral, número, xifra
Verbsnumberplace a limit on the number of
numberdetermine the number or amount of
numberenumerate
numbergive numbers to
numberadd up in number or quantity
English > number: 18 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningOne of a series published periodically.
Synonymissue
Member ofseries, serial, serial publicationA periodical that appears at scheduled times
NarrowereditionAn issue of a newspaper
BroaderperiodicalA publication that appears at fixed intervals
Spanishejemplar, número
Catalanexemplar
English > number: 18 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningA select company of people.
Example"I hope to become one of their number before I die"
BroadercompanyA social gathering of guests or companions
Verbsnumberput into a group
English > number: 18 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningA numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification.
Example"she refused to give them her Social Security number"
NarrowerSocial Security numberThe number of a particular individual's Social Security account
bank identification number, BIN, ABA transit numberAn identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations
license number, registration numberThe number on the license plate that identifies the car that bears it
personal identification number, PIN, PIN numberA number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
Broaderpositive identificationevidence proving that you are who you say you are
Spanishnúmero de identificación, número
Catalannúmero d'identificació
Verbsnumberplace a limit on the number of
numberdetermine the number or amount of
numberenumerate
numbergive numbers to
English > number: 18 senses > noun 9, attribute
MeaningA clothing measurement.
Example"a number 13 shoe"
BroadersizeThe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > number: 18 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA numbered item in a series.
Example"take the number 2 to the main square, then change to the number 5"
BroaderitemA whole individual unit
English > number: 18 senses > noun 11, communication
MeaningThe 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"
Broadergrammatical category, syntactic category(grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
Spanishnúmero
Catalannombre, número
English > number: 18 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningAn item of merchandise offered for sale.
Examples
  • "she preferred the black nylon number"
  • "this sweater is an all-wool number"
Broadermerchandise, ware, productcommodities offered for sale
Spanishartículo, ítem, producto
English > number: 18 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningadd up in number or quantity.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymstotal, add up, come, amount
Narroweraverage, average outAmount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
makeadd up to
outnumberBe larger in number
work outBe calculated
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishsumar
Catalanaddicionar, sumar
Nounsnumberthe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numbera symbol used to represent a number
numbera concept of quantity involving zero and units
English > number: 18 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive numbers to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"You should number the pages of the thesis"
Narrowerfoliate, paginate, pageNumber the pages of a book or manuscript
Broaderdesignate, denominateAssign a name or title / title to
Spanishnumerar
Catalannumerar
Nounsnumberthe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numbera symbol used to represent a number
numbera numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
numbera concept of quantity involving zero and units
numberinga numbered list
English > number: 18 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningenumerate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
Synonymlist
Narroweritemize, itemiseplace on a list of items
Broadername, identifyGive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
Spanishenumerar, listar
Nounsnumberthe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numbera symbol used to represent a number
numbera numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
numbera concept of quantity involving zero and units
numberinga numbered list
English > number: 18 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningput into a group.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymcount
Broaderclassify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateArrange or order by classes or categories / categories
Spanishcontar
Catalancomptar
Nounsnumbera select company of people
English > number: 18 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningDetermine the number or amount of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscount, enumerate, numerate
Entailed bytally, chalk upKeep score, as in games / games / games
NarrowercensusConduct a census
miscountCount wrongly
recountCount again
total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add upDetermine the sum of
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Spanishcontar, enumerar
Catalancomptar
Nounsnumberthe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numbera symbol used to represent a number
numbera numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
numbera concept of quantity involving zero and units
English > number: 18 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningplace a limit on the number of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymkeep down
Broaderlimit, circumscribe, confine torestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Nounsnumberthe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numbera symbol used to represent a number
numbera numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
numbera concept of quantity involving zero and units

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