The Word is:”number”

number

/ˈnʌmbə/

noun

noun: number; plural noun: numbers

1. an arithmetical value, expressed by a word, symbol, or figure, representing a particular quantity and used in counting and making calculations.
“think of a number from one to ten and multiply it by three”

synonyms: numeral, integer, figure, digit; character, symbol;
whole number, decimal number,
decimal, unit;
cardinal number, ordinal number;
Roman number, Arabic number;
rarecipher
  • a figure or group of figures used to identify someone or something.
    “she picked up the phone and dialled his home number”
  • dated arithmetic.
    “the boy was adept at numbers”
  • 2. a quantity or amount.
    “the company is seeking to increase the number of women on its staff”
    synonyms: amount, quantity; total, sum total, aggregate, tally;
    quota
    “they received a large number of complaints”

  • several.
    “we have discussed the matter on a number of occasions”
    synonyms: several, various, quite a few, sundry, diverse; literarydivers
    “there are a number of reasons why many crimes are not reported to the police”
  • a group or company of people.
    “there were some distinguished names among our number”
    synonyms: group, company, crowd, circle, party, body, band, crew, set;
    informal gang, tribe
    “the men were celebrating the wedding of one of their number”
  • a large quantity or amount, often in contrast to a smaller one; numerical preponderance.
    “the weight of numbers turned the battle against them”
  • 3. British

    a single issue of a magazine.
    “the October number of ‘Travel’”
    synonyms: edition, issue, copy;
    printing, imprint, impression, publication
    “a copy of the current number of the Society’s quarterly magazine”
  • a song, dance, piece of music, etc., especially one of several in a performance.
    “they go from one melodious number to another”
    synonyms: song, piece of music, musical item, piece, tune, track;
    turn, item, routine, sketch, dance, act
    “in the background she could hear the band performing another number”
  • informal
    an item of clothing of a particular type, regarded with approval or admiration.
    “Yvonne was wearing a little black number”
  • 4. a grammatical classification of words that consists typically of singular and plural, and, in Greek and certain other languages, dual.
    “the form of English pronouns reflects their number and gender”

    verb

    verb: number; 3rd person present: numbers; past tense: numbered; past participle: numbered; gerund or present participle: numbering

    1. amount to (a specified figure or quantity); comprise.
    “the demonstrators numbered more than 5,000”
    synonyms: add up to, amount to, total, come to

    “visitors to the cathedral numbered more than 2.25 million last year”

    2. mark with a number or assign a number to, typically to indicate position in a series.
    “each document was numbered consecutively”
    synonyms: assign a number to, categorize by number, specify by number, mark with a number;

    itemize, enumerate
    “each paragraph is numbered consecutively”
  • count.
    “strategies like ours can be numbered on the fingers of one hand”

    synonyms: count, add up, total, calculate, compute, enumerate, reckon, tell, tally; assess; tot up

    “the number of published texts on the subject may be numbered on the fingers of both hands”

  • 3. include or classify as a member of a group.
    “the orchestra numbers Brahms among its past conductors”

    synonyms: include, count; reckon, deem, look on

    “he numbers the editor of Vogue among his close friends”

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