Num´ber   Pronunciation: nŭm´bẽrd
n.1.That which admits of being counted or reckoned; a unit, or an aggregate of units; a numerable aggregate or collection of individuals; an assemblage made up of distinct things expressible by figures.
2.A collection of many individuals; a numerous assemblage; a multitude; many.
3.A numeral; a word or character denoting a number; as, to put a number on a door.
4.Numerousness; multitude.
5.The state or quality of being numerable or countable.
Of whom came nations, tribes, people, and kindreds out of number.
- 2 Esdras iii. 7.
6.Quantity, regarded as made up of an aggregate of separate things.
7.That which is regulated by count; poetic measure, as divisions of time or number of syllables; hence, poetry, verse; - chiefly used in the plural.
8.(Gram.) The distinction of objects, as one, or more than one (in some languages, as one, or two, or more than two), expressed (usually) by a difference in the form of a word; thus, the singular number and the plural number are the names of the forms of a word indicating the objects denoted or referred to by the word as one, or as more than one.
9.(Math.) The measure of the relation between quantities or things of the same kind; that abstract species of quantity which is capable of being expressed by figures; numerical value.
Abstract number
etc. See under Abstract, Abundant, etc.
In numbers
in numbered parts; as, a book published in numbers.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Numbered (nŭm"bẽrd); p. pr & vb. n. Numbering.]
1.To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate.
If a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
- Gen. xiii. 16.
2.To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.
He was numbered with the transgressors.
- Is. liii. 12.
3.To give or apply a number or numbers to; to assign the place of in a series by order of number; to designate the place of by a number or numeral; as, to number the houses in a street, or the apartments in a building.
4.To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of; as, the army numbers fifty thousand.
Thy tears can not number the dead.
- Campbell.
Numbering machine
a machine for printing consecutive numbers, as on railway tickets, bank bills, etc.
Noun1.Numbernumber - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
Synonyms: figure
2.number - a concept of quantity derived from zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
3.number - a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
Synonyms: routine, act, bit, turn
4.number - a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number"
5.Numbernumber - the number is used in calling a particular telephone; "he has an unlisted number"
6.Numbernumber - a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
Synonyms: numeral
7.number - one of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom"
Synonyms: issue
8.number - a select company of people; "I hope to become one of their number before I die"
9.number - the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
10.number - an item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"
11.number - a clothing measurement; "a number 13 shoe"
Verb1.number - add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
Synonyms: total, amount, add up, come
2.number - give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
3.number - enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
Synonyms: list
4.number - put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
Synonyms: count
5.number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
6.number - place a limit on the number of
Synonyms: keep down

INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at pleasure.
     2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite number.

NUMBER. A collection of units.
     2. In pleading, numbers must be stated truly, when alleged in the recital of a record, written instrument, or express contract. Lawes' PI. 48; 4 T. R. 314; Cro. Car. 262; Dougl. 669; 2 Bl. Rep. 1104. But in other cases, it is not in general requisite that they should be truly stated, because they are not required to be strictly proved. If, for example, in an action of trespass the plaintiff proves the wrongful taking away of any part of the goods duly described in his declaration, he is entitled to recover pro tanto. Bac. Ab. Trespass, I 2 Lawes' PI. 48.
     3. And sometimes, when the subject to be described is supposed to comprehend a multiplicity of particulars, a general description is sufficient. A declaration in trover alleging the conversion of "a library of books"' without stating their number, titles, or quality, was held 'to be sufficiently certain; 3 Bulst. 31; Carth. 110; Bac. Ab. Trover, F 1; and in an action for the loss of goods, by burning the plaintiff's house, the articles may be described by the simple denomination of "goods" or "divers goods." 1 Keb. 825; Plowd. 85, 118, 123; Cro. Eliz. 837; 1 H. Bl. 284.

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Translate Number to Spanish, Translate Number to German, Translate Number to French
Nullum arbitrium
Nullum exemplum est idem omnibus
Nullum fecerunt arbitrium
Nullum iniquum praesumendum in jure
Nullum simile est idem
Nullus commodum capere potest de injuria sua propria
Nullus recedat e curia concellaria sine remedio
-- Number --
number 1
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number one
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Numbering machine
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