|n.||1.||A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.|
|Noun||1.||integer - any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero|
Synonyms: whole number
|(mathematics)||integer - (Or "whole number") One of the finite numbers
in the infinite set|
..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...
An inductive definition of an integer is a number that is either zero or an integer plus or minus one. An integer is a number with no fractional part. If written as a fixed-point number, the part after the decimal (or other base) point will be zero.
A natural number is a non-negative integer.