NOUN | attribute | number, figure | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |
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quantity | number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units | |

communication | number, act, routine, turn, bit | a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program | |

communication | number, phone number, telephone number | the number is used in calling a particular telephone | |

communication | number, numeral | a symbol used to represent a number | |

communication | number, issue | one of a series published periodically | |

group | number | a select company of people | |

communication | number | a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification | |

attribute | number | a clothing measurement | |

communication | number | a numbered item in a series | |

communication | number | 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) | |

artifact | number | an item of merchandise offered for sale | |

VERB | stative | number, total, add up, come, amount | add up in number or quantity |

communication | number | give numbers to | |

communication | number, list | enumerate | |

stative | number, count | put into a group | |

communication | number, count, enumerate, numerate | determine the number or amount of | |

change | number, keep down | place a limit on the number of |

Sounds | nah'mber | |
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Rhymes | absorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber... |

Meaning | The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals. | |
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Examples | - "he had a
*number*of chores to do" - "the
*number*of parameters is small"
| |

Synonym | figure | |

Narrower | fewness | The quality of being small in number |

innumerableness, countlessness | A number beyond counting | |

majority, bulk | The property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts | |

minority | Being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts | |

numerousness, numerosity, multiplicity | A large number | |

preponderance, prevalence | A superiority in numbers or amount | |

roundness | The quality of being round numbers | |

Broader | amount | The relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion |

Spanish | número | |

Catalan | nombre | |

Verbs | number | place a limit on the number of |

number | determine the number or amount of | |

number | enumerate | |

number | give numbers to | |

number | add up in number or quantity |

Meaning | A concept of quantity involving zero and units. | |
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Example | "every number has a unique position in the sequence" | |

Narrower | Fibonacci number | A number in the Fibonacci sequence |

addend | A number that is added to another number (the augend) | |

arity | The number of arguments that a function / function can take | |

atomic number | The order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements | |

augend | A number to which another number (the addend) is added | |

baryon number | A 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 power | An algebraic equation of the fourth degree | |

cardinal number, cardinal | The 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 number | An integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one | |

compound number | A quantity expressed in two different units | |

constant | A number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context | |

coordinate, co-ordinate | A number that identifies a position relative to an axis | |

count | The total number counted | |

cube, third power | The product of three equal terms | |

decimal | A number in the decimal system | |

dividend | A number to be divided by another number | |

divisor | The number by which a dividend is divided | |

factor | Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together | |

fixed-point number | A number represented in fixed-point notation | |

floating-point number | A number represented in floating-point notation | |

integer, whole number | Any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero | |

linage, lineage | The number of lines in a piece of printed material | |

minuend | The number from which the subtrahend is subtracted | |

multiplicand | The number that is multiplied by the multiplier | |

multiplier, multiplier factor | The number by which a multiplicand is multiplied | |

natural number | The 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 state | The degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule | |

pagination, folio, page number, paging | The system of numbering pages | |

prime, prime quantity | A number that has no factor but itself and 1 | |

quota | A prescribed number | |

quotient | The number obtained by division | |

record | The number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had | |

remainder, difference | The number that remains after subtraction | |

remainder | The part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor | |

root | A number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number | |

score | A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game / game or contest | |

square, second power | The product of two equal terms | |

subtrahend | The number to be subtracted from the minuend | |

Broader | definite quantity | A specific measure of amount |

Spanish | número | |

Catalan | nombre, número | |

Adjectives | numeral, numerical, numeric | of or relating to or denoting numbers |

Verbs | number | place a limit on the number of |

number | determine the number or amount of | |

number | enumerate | |

number | give numbers to | |

number | add up in number or quantity |

Meaning | A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program. | |
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Example | "it was one of the best numbers he ever did" | |

Synonyms | act, routine, turn, bit | |

Narrower | show-stopper, showstopper, stopper | An act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down |

Broader | performance, public presentation | A dramatic or musical entertainment |

Spanish | acto, bit, número | |

Catalan | acte, bit, número |

Meaning | The number is used in calling a particular telephone. | |
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Example | "he has an unlisted number" | |

Synonyms | phone number, telephone number | |

Broader | signal, signaling, sign | Any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message |

Spanish | número de teléfono, número, teléfono | |

Catalan | número de telèfon |

Meaning | A symbol used to represent a number. | |
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Synonym | numeral | |

Narrower | Arabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeral | One of the symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0 |

Roman numeral | A symbol in the old Roman notation | |

antilogarithm, antilog | The number of which a given number is the logarithm | |

Broader | symbol | An arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance |

Spanish | cifra, letra numeral, numeral, número | |

Catalan | nombre, numeral, número, xifra | |

Verbs | number | place a limit on the number of |

number | determine the number or amount of | |

number | enumerate | |

number | give numbers to | |

number | add up in number or quantity |

Meaning | One of a series published periodically. | |
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Synonym | issue | |

Member of | series, serial, serial publication | A periodical that appears at scheduled times |

Narrower | edition | An issue of a newspaper |

Broader | periodical | A publication that appears at fixed intervals |

Spanish | ejemplar, número | |

Catalan | exemplar |

Meaning | A select company of people. | |
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Example | "I hope to become one of their number before I die" | |

Broader | company | A social gathering of guests or companions |

Verbs | number | put into a group |

Meaning | A numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification. | |
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Example | "she refused to give them her Social Security number" | |

Narrower | Social Security number | The number of a particular individual's Social Security account |

bank identification number, BIN, ABA transit number | An identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations | |

license number, registration number | The number on the license plate that identifies the car that bears it | |

personal identification number, PIN, PIN number | A number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts | |

Broader | positive identification | evidence proving that you are who you say you are |

Spanish | número de identificación, número | |

Catalan | número d'identificació | |

Verbs | number | place a limit on the number of |

number | determine the number or amount of | |

number | enumerate | |

number | give numbers to |

Meaning | A clothing measurement. | |
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Example | "a number 13 shoe" | |

Broader | size | The property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing) |

Usage of | colloquialism | A colloquial expression |

Meaning | A numbered item in a series. | |
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Example | "take the number 2 to the main square, then change to the number 5" | |

Broader | item | A whole individual unit |

Meaning | 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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Example | "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number" | |

Broader | grammatical category, syntactic category | (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties |

Spanish | número | |

Catalan | nombre, número |

Meaning | An item of merchandise offered for sale. | |
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Examples | - "she preferred the black nylon
*number*" - "this sweater is an all-wool
*number*"
| |

Broader | merchandise, ware, product | commodities offered for sale |

Spanish | artículo, ítem, producto |

Meaning | add up in number or quantity. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s something | |

Synonyms | total, add up, come, amount | |

Narrower | average, average out | Amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain |

make | add up to | |

outnumber | Be larger in number | |

work out | Be calculated | |

Broader | be | Have the quality of being |

Spanish | sumar | |

Catalan | addicionar, sumar | |

Nouns | number | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |

number | a symbol used to represent a number | |

number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units |

Meaning | Give numbers to. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody | |

Example | "You should number the pages of the thesis" | |

Narrower | foliate, paginate, page | Number the pages of a book or manuscript |

Broader | designate, denominate | Assign a name or title / title to |

Spanish | numerar | |

Catalan | numerar | |

Nouns | number | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |

number | a symbol used to represent a number | |

number | a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification | |

number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units | |

numbering | a numbered list |

Meaning | enumerate. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something | |

Example | "We must number the names of the great mathematicians" | |

Synonym | list | |

Narrower | itemize, itemise | place on a list of items |

Broader | name, identify | Give the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of |

Spanish | enumerar, listar | |

Nouns | number | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |

number | a symbol used to represent a number | |

number | a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification | |

number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units | |

numbering | a numbered list |

Meaning | put into a group. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP | |

Synonym | count | |

Broader | classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate | Arrange or order by classes or categories / categories |

Spanish | contar | |

Catalan | comptar | |

Nouns | number | a select company of people |

Meaning | Determine the number or amount of. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something | |

Synonyms | count, enumerate, numerate | |

Entailed by | tally, chalk up | Keep score, as in games / games / games |

Narrower | census | Conduct a census |

miscount | Count wrongly | |

recount | Count again | |

total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up | Determine the sum of | |

Broader | determine, find, find out, ascertain | Establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study |

Spanish | contar, enumerar | |

Catalan | comptar | |

Nouns | number | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |

number | a symbol used to represent a number | |

number | a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification | |

number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units |

Meaning | place a limit on the number of. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something | |

Synonym | keep down | |

Broader | limit, circumscribe, confine to | restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" |

Nouns | number | the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals |

number | a symbol used to represent a number | |

number | a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification | |

number | a concept of quantity involving zero and units |

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