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  • Info A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label. more...
  • After two weeks the album fell out of the top twenty to number twenty-four.
  • Small changes in the state of the system create small changes in the numbers.
  • The number of teams in the top flight is shown in blue.
  • Of this number twenty-eight were killed and buried on the field of battle. Cited from History of Kershaw's Brigade, by D. Augustus Dickert
  • In its third week it rose two more positions to number forty-four.
  • Some of these language communities are very small but their numbers are increasing.
  • If these be added to those before mentioned, they complete the number fifty-four. Cited from The Antiquities of the Jews, by Flavius Josephus
  • Who's number twenty-two, that's to put all the others out? Cited from The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
  • The song then re-entered at number twenty-eight, until it fell out the next week.
  • But these were apparently few and people in ever increasing numbers came to her.
  • Nor was it used at the end of a number.
  • Then when some regions started running out of network numbers, the following was also used.
  • The following week, the song moved up fifteen positions to number twenty-three.
  • In its third and final week on the chart it fell to number thirty-three.
  • The song was somewhat more successful in Australia, where it reached number twenty-five.
  • Number Thirty-eight is the last but one on the east side of the street. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • The following week, it dropped twenty-four places to number forty-two.
  • He would be known and addressed while on duty as number thirty-seven. Cited from Jim Waring of Sonora-Town, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Some of our classes in this room number thirty-five or forty. Cited from American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 3, March, 1889, by Various
  • The following week it moved to number thirty-seven, and then fell off the chart.
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Meaning of number

  • noun 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
  • noun A concept of quantity involving zero and units
    every number has a unique position in the sequence
  • noun A select company of people
    I hope to become one of their number before I die
  • noun A numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
    she refused to give them her Social Security number
  • noun A clothing measurement
    a number 13 shoe
  • noun 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
  • noun An item of merchandise offered for sale
    she preferred the black nylon number, this sweater is an all-wool number
  • verb Give numbers to
    You should number the pages of the thesis
  • verb Enumerate
    We must number the names of the great mathematicians
  • verb Place a limit on the number of