a number of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a number of

: more than two but fewer than many : several
  • There are a number of different options to choose from.

Word by Word Definitions

number play
  1. : a sum of units : total

  2. : complement

  3. : an indefinite usually large total

  1. : count, enumerate

  2. : to claim as part of a total : include

  3. : to restrict to a definite number


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