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Definition of Number

Number

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.
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. 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. 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.
10. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate.
11. To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.
12. 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.
13. To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of; as, the army numbers fifty thousand.

Number Quotations

The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.

For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 20. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade.

My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son.

Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you've got to squeeze your buns. That's my formula.

The biggest hurdle is rejection. Any business you start, be ready for it. The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is the successful people do all the things the unsuccessful people don't want to do. When 10 doors are slammed in your face, go to door number 11 enthusiastically, with a smile on your face.

Number Translations

number in Afrikaans is nommer, aantal
number in Danish is antal, nummer, tal
number in Dutch is aantal, getal, tal
number in Finnish is numero
number in German is numerieren, Zahl, Anzahl {f}, Nummer, Nummer
number in Italian is novero, numerare, numero, numero
number in Latin is numerus
number in Norwegian is nummer
number in Swedish is antal, tal, nummer
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