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number

num·ber

number

 
 
pronunciation:
nuhm br
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit with a fixed value that is used to count or to tell the position of something. You can write a number as a word or a symbol, such as "nine" or "9."
Bank tellers work with numbers all day.
similar words:
figure
definition 2: total amount or quantity.
The theater can hold a large number of people.
synonyms:
sum
similar words:
tally, total
derivation: numbered (adj.)
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a broader category that includes numbers
similar to a number
some actions associated with numbers
some descriptions of numbers
some kinds of numbers
some parts of numbers
some people who frequently use numbers
some qualities of numbers
some things that contain or use numbers