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Overview of noun numbers

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1. Numbers, Book of Numbers -- (the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt)

2. numbers pool, numbers game, numbers racket, numbers -- (an illegal daily lottery)

Overview of noun number

1. number, figure -- (the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand")

2. number -- (a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence")

3. act, routine, number, turn, bit -- (a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers

he ever did")

4. phone number, telephone number, number -- (the number is used in calling a particular telephone; "he has an unlisted number")

5. numeral, number -- (a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school")

6. issue, number -- (one of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room")

7. number -- (a select company of people; "I hope to become one of their number before I die")

8. number, identification number -- (a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number")

9. number -- (a clothing measurement; "a number 13 shoe")

10. 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); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number")

11. number -- (an item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number")

Overview of verb number

1. total, number, add up, come, amount -- (add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000")

2. number -- (give numbers

to; "You should number the pages of the thesis")

3. number, list -- (enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians")

4. count, number -- (put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members")

5. count, number, enumerate, numerate -- (determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change")

6. number, keep down -- (place a limit on the number of)

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