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  • an item of merchandise offered for sale
    • she preferred the black nylon number
    • this sweater is an all-wool 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
  • a clothing measurement
    • a number 13 shoe
  • a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
    • she refused to give them her Social Security number
  • a select company of people
    • I hope to become one of their number before I die
  • one of a series published periodically
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room
  • a symbol used to represent a number
    • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
  • the number is used in calling a particular telephone
    • he has an unlisted 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
  • a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence
  • 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
  • place a limit on the number of
  • determine the number or amount of
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change
  • put into a group
    • The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members
  • enumerate
    • We must number the names of the great mathematicians
  • give numbers to
    • You should number the pages of the thesis
  • add up in number or quantity
    • The bills amounted to $2,000
    • The bill came to $2,000
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