HyperDic: numbers

English > 2 senses of the word Numbers / numbers:
NOUNcommunicationNumbers, Book of Numbersthe fourth book of the Old Testament
actnumbers, numbers pool, numbers game, numbers racketan illegal daily lottery
Numbers / numbers > pronunciation
Soundsnah'mberz
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English > Numbers: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites / Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt.
SynonymBook of Numbers
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Torah, Pentateuch, LawsThe first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
English > numbers: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn illegal daily lottery.
Synonymsnumbers pool, numbers game, numbers racket
Broaderlottery, drawingplayers buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots

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