number meaning

EN[ˈnʌm.bə] [ˈnʌm.bɚ] [ˈnʌmə] [ˈnʌmɚ]
US US adjective
  • A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure and label. The original examples are the natural numbers 1, 2, 3, and so forth. A notational symbol that represents a number is called a numeral.
  • In mathematics, the notion of number has been extended over the centuries to include 0, negative numbers, rational numbers such as and , real numbers such as and , complex numbers, which extend the real numbers by including ,
  • Besides their practical uses, numbers have cultural significance throughout the world. For example, in Western society the number 13 is regarded as unlucky, and "a million" may signify "a lot.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Adjective forms
        • Adjective comparative forms
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          5. en numberer
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          Meaning of number for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "number" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile