in number

Definition of in number

  1. :  in amount or quantity Fish were once plentiful in this river, but they have since declined in number. The protesters were few in number, but they were very loud.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  a sum of units :  total

    :  complement

    :  an indefinite usually large total

  1. :  count, enumerate

    :  to claim as part of a total :  include

    :  to restrict to a definite number


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