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number

noun

1 number

The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals:
— The number of parameters is small.

synonym: figure.

Roget 415: music; concert; strain, tune, air; melody etc. 413; aria, arietta; piece of music [Fr.], work, number, opus; ... show more

Dutch: aantal, getal, hoeveelheid, stel, tal



2 number

A concept of quantity involving zero and units.

Dutch: getal
Polish: liczba

3 number

A short performance that is part of a longer program:
— It was one of the best numbers he ever did.

synonyms: act, bit, routine, turn.

Dutch: akte, daad, handeling, spelen, acteren, act, nummer
Polish: numer, punkt, punkt programu

4 number

The number is used in calling a particular telephone:
— He has an unlisted number.

synonyms: phone number, telephone number.

Dutch: telefoonnummer, getal

5 number

A symbol used to represent a number.

synonym: numeral.

Roget 84: number, symbol, numeral, figure, cipher, digit, integer; counter; round number; formula; function; series.    sum, difference, ... show more

Dutch: telwoord
Polish: cyfra

6 number

One of a series published periodically.

synonym: issue.

Polish: zeszyt, wydanie, numer

7 number

A select company of people.

Polish: liczba

8 number

A numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification and may be attached to accounts, memberships, etc..

Dutch: loopnummer, numero, nummer, rugnummer, startnummer
Polish: numer

9 number

A clothing measurement.

10 number

A numbered item in a series.

Polish: liczba

11 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).

Dutch: getal, nummer, aantal, hoeveelheid

12 number

An item of clothing.

verb

1 number

Add up in number or quantity.

synonyms: add up, amount, come, total.

2 number

Give numbers to.

3 number

Enumerate:
— We must number the names of the great mathematicians.

synonym: list.

4 number

Put into a group.

synonym: count.

5 number

Determine the number or amount of.

synonyms: count, enumerate, numerate.

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more

Dutch: opsommen, rekenen, tellen

6 number

Place a limit on the number of.

synonym: keep down.


Moby thesaurus: G, M, a certain number, a few, a number, account, act, add up, add up to, afterpiece, aggregate, aggregate to, amount, amount to, apportion, army, art, article, back matter, back number ... show more.

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numb

verb

1 numb

Make numb or insensitive:
— The shock numbed her senses.

synonyms: benumb, blunt, dull.

Roget 823: be insensible etc. adj.; have a rhinoceros hide; show insensibility etc. n.; not mind, not care, not be affected by; have no desire for etc. 866; have no interest in, ... show more

adjective

1 numb

Lacking sensation:
— Numb with cold.

synonyms: asleep, benumbed.

Roget 381: numb; benumbed etc. v.; deadened; intangible, impalpable.    (2) Heat

Roget 383: cold, cool; chill, chilly; icy; gelid, frigid, algid; fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, ... show more

2 numb

followed by `to' Not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive:
— Numb to the cries for mercy.

synonym: dead.

Roget 376: insensible, unfeeling, senseless, impercipient, callous, thick-skinned, pachydermatous; hard, hardened; case hardened; proof, obtuse, dull; anaesthetic; ... show more

3 numb

So frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified.


Moby thesaurus: KO, Laodicean, Olympian, abate, allay, alleviate, aloof, anesthetize, anesthetized, apathetic, appease, asleep, assuage, bedaze, benumb, benumbed, besot, bite, blah, blase ... show more.

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