number (plural numbers)

  1. (countable) An abstract entity used to describe quantity.
  2. (countable) A symbol for a non-negative integer; a numeral.
  3. (countable) (mathematics) A member of one of several classes: natural numbers,integers, rational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers, quaternions.
    The equation eiπ + 1 = 0 includes the most important numbers: 1, 0, π, i, and e.
  4. (Followed by a numeral; used attributive) Showing the rank of something in a list or sequence. Abbreviations: No or No., no or no. (in each case, sometimes written with a superscript "o", like Nº or №). The symbol "#" is also used in this manner.
    Horse number 5 won the race.
  5. Quantity.
    Any number of people can be reading from a given repository at a time
  6. (grammar) Of a word or phrase, the state of being singular, dual or plural, shown by inflection.
  7. (countable) A performance; especially, a single song or song and dance routine within a larger show.
    For his second number, he sang "The Moon Shines Bright".


  • (mathematical number): scalar

6 letters in word "number": B E M N R U.

No anagrams for number found in this word list.

Words found within number:

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