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Synonyms for (noun) number

Synonyms: number Definition: an item of merchandise offered for sale Usage: she preferred the black nylon number; this sweater is an all-wool number

Similar words: merchandise, product, ware Definition: commodities offered for sale Usage: good business depends on having good merchandise; that store offers a variety of products

Synonyms: number Definition: a clothing measurement Usage: a number 13 shoe

Similar words: size Definition: the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing) Usage: he wears a size 13 shoe

Synonyms: number, figure Definition: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals Usage: he had a number of chores to do; the number of parameters is small; the figure was about a thousand

Similar words: amount Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people

Synonyms: number Definition: 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) Usage: in English the subject and the verb must agree in number

Similar words: grammatical category, syntactic category Definition: (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties

Synonyms: identification number, number Definition: a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification Usage: she refused to give them her Social Security number

Similar words: positive identification Definition: evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance Usage: a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people

Synonyms: number, telephone number, phone number Definition: the number is used in calling a particular telephone Usage: he has an unlisted number

Similar words: sign, signal, signaling Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped

Synonyms: number, issue Definition: one of a series published periodically Usage: she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

Similar words: periodical Definition: a publication that appears at fixed intervals

Synonyms: number, numeral Definition: a symbol used to represent a number Usage: he learned to write the numerals before he went to school

Similar words: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: turn, act, bit, number, routine Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program Usage: he did his act three times every evening; she had a catchy little routine; it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Similar words: performance, public presentation Definition: a dramatic or musical entertainment Usage: they listened to ten different performances; the play ran for 100 performances; the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity

Synonyms: number Definition: a select company of people Usage: I hope to become one of their number before I die

Similar words: company Definition: a social gathering of guests or companions Usage: the house was filled with company when I arrived

Synonyms: number Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Similar words: definite quantity Definition: a specific measure of amount

Synonyms for (verb) number

Synonyms: number, keep down Definition: place a limit on the number of

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

Synonyms: list, number Definition: enumerate Usage: We must number the names of the great mathematicians

Similar words: name, identify Definition: give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property Usage: Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months

Synonyms: count, number, numerate, enumerate Definition: determine the number or amount of Usage: Can you count the books on your shelf?; Count your change

Similar words: ascertain, find, find out, determine Definition: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study Usage: find the product of two numbers; The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

Synonyms: number Definition: give numbers to Usage: You should number the pages of the thesis

Similar words: denominate, designate Definition: assign a name or title to

Synonyms: number, total, come, add up, amount Definition: add up in number or quantity Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: number, count Definition: put into a group Usage: The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

Similar words: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?