Translations for numberˈnʌm bər

1

number(noun)

(sometimes abbreviated to no– plural nos – when written in front of a figure) a word or figure showing eg how many of something there are, or the position of something in a series etc

Seven was often considered a magic number; Answer nos 1; –10 of exercise 2.

2

number(verb)

to put a number on

He numbered the pages in the top corner.

3

number(noun)

a (large) quantity or group (of people or things)

He has a number of records; There were a large number of people in the room.

4

number(verb)

to include

He numbered her among his closest friends.

5

number(noun)

one issue of a magazine

the autumn number.

6

number(verb)

to come to in total

The group numbered ten.

7

number(noun)

a popular song or piece of music

He sang his most popular number.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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