# number

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**number**— numberable, adj. numberer, n. /num beuhr/, n. 1. a numeral or group of numerals. 2. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units, or the like: A number of people were hurt in the accident. The number of homeless children in the… …32

**number**— ▪ I. number num‧ber 1 [ˈnʌmbə ǁ bər] noun 1. [countable] a series of numbers used to identify someone or something: • He checked the number on the file. • Your account number is the last set of numbers on the bottom of your cheque. • Please quote …33

**number**— number1 W1S1 [ˈnʌmbə US bər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(number)¦ 2¦(phone)¦ 3¦(in a set/list)¦ 4¦(for recognizing somebody/something)¦ 5¦(amount)¦ 6 numbers 7¦(music)¦ 8¦(magazine)¦ 9 have somebody s number 10 black/elegant etc …34

**number**— 1 noun 1 NUMBER (C) a word or sign which represents an amount or a quantity: Add together the following numbers: 1027, 643, and 378. | high/low number: Choose a fairly low number under 100, say. | even number (=2, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc) | odd number… …35

**number**— num|ber1 [ nʌmbər ] noun *** ▸ 1 sign/word for amount ▸ 2 for showing position ▸ 3 telephone number ▸ 4 for marking something ▸ 5 a quantity ▸ 6 piece of music ▸ 7 someone/something attractive etc. ▸ 8 in linguistics ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a sign …36

**number**— I UK [ˈnʌmbə(r)] / US [ˈnʌmbər] noun Word forms number : singular number plural numbers *** 1) [countable] a sign or word that represents an amount or quantity. 1, 2, 3 etc and one , two , three etc are numbers Can you read the numbers on the… …37

**number**— {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 symbol/word ADJECTIVE ▪ three digit, 16 digit ▪ cardinal, ordinal ▪ even, odd ▪ Houses on thi …38

**number**— I n. symbol indicating quantity 1) an even; odd number 2) a high; low number 3) an algebraic; cardinal; complex; compound; decimal; imaginary; infinite; irrational; mass; mixed; natural; negative; ordinal; positive; prime; quantum; whole number… …39

**number**— [[t]nʌ̱mbə(r)[/t]] ♦ numbers, numbering, numbered 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A number is a word such as two , nine , or twelve , or a symbol such as 1, 3, or 47. You use numbers to say how many things you are referring to or where something comes… …40

**number**— /ˈnʌmbə / (say numbuh) noun 1. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units or any generalisation of this concept. 2. → integer. 3. → numeral. 4. (plural) → arithmetic. 5. the particular numeral assigned to anything in order to… …