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Definitions of number:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

That by which things are counted or computed: a collection of things: more than one: a unit in counting: a numerical figure: the measure of multiplicity: sounds distributed into harmonies: metre, verse, esp. in pl.: ( gram.) the difference in words to express singular or plural:- pl. the 4th book of the Old Test. from its having the numbers of the Israelites.

part of speech: verb

To reckon as one of a collection or multitude; to count; to calculate.

part of speech: verb transitive

To count; mark with a number; amount to.

part of speech: verb transitive

To count: to reckon as one of a multitude: to mark with a number: to amount to.

part of speech: noun

One, or more than one; many; a multitude; a collection of units or things of the same kind; the variations in the endings of words, as of nouns and verbs, to express sing, or plu.; division of a work published in parts; in the plu. numbers, poetic measure, or verse.

part of speech: noun

A unit; one, or more than one; a total of units; multitude; one of a series; in grammar, quality of a word by which it refers to one ( singular number), or to more than one ( plural number); poetry, meter, or verse: usually in plural; as, he wrote in numbers.

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