Textual thesaurus for "number"

(noun) figure

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

(noun) identification number

a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification

she refused to give them her Social Security number

(noun) telephone number, phone number

the number is used in calling a particular telephone

he has an unlisted number

(noun) issue

one of a series published periodically

she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

(noun) numeral

a symbol used to represent a number

he learned to write the numerals before he went to school

(noun) turn, act, bit, routine

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

(verb) keep down

place a limit on the number of

(verb) list


We must number the names of the great mathematicians

(verb) count, numerate, enumerate

determine the number or amount of

Can you count the books on your shelf?; Count your change

(verb) total, come, add up, amount

add up in number or quantity

The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

(verb) count

put into a group

The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members