crunch (the) numbers

Definition of crunch (the) numbers

:to process numbers :to examine and analyze numbers, especially to determine exactly how much money is available, needed, etc.
  • When we sat down to crunch the numbers we realized that we couldn't afford a new car.

Word by Word Definitions

crunch play
  1. : to chew or press with a crushing noise

  2. : to make one's way with a crushing noise

  3. : to chew, press, or grind with a crunching sound

  1. : an act of crunching

  2. : a sound made by crunching

  3. : a tight or critical situation: such as

Numbers play
  1. : the mainly narrative fourth book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table


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