in numbers


: in total amount or quantity
Fish were once plentiful in this river, but they have since declined in numbers.

Examples of in numbers in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recognizing there is strength in numbers, seven Willamette Valley specialty nurseries have loosely banded together to form what is called the Cascade Nursery Trail. Dennis Peck | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 14 June 2023 Bringing viewers to the screen in numbers for live telecasts such as awards shows is still an uphill climb for streamers accustomed to serving up content on an on-demand basis. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 12 June 2023 The American Automobile Association (AAA) expects Americans to take to the skies this summer, flying in numbers that will be either close to or break pre-pandemic levels. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, 12 June 2023 Despite their elusive nature, however, the charismatic snow leopard is rebounding in numbers in regions like the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau — a vast area covering parts of southwestern China and bordering countries. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 31 May 2023 The rise in numbers was driven by non-European immigrants after the end of the pandemic. Stephen Castle, New York Times, 25 May 2023 Travelers are expected to hit the road — and take to the skies — this Memorial Day weekend in numbers near or beyond those seen before the COVID-19 pandemic effectively brought travel to a halt three years ago. Nick Stoico,, 25 May 2023 What’s certain is that any dip – or rise – in numbers in Guinea-Bissau has an outsize impact on the overall population. Sam Bradpiece, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 June 2023 In more recent years, the steady gain in numbers by Democrats emboldened them to pursue more progressive agendas, even as Republicans began to dig in and prepare for conflict. Mike Baker, New York Times, 4 June 2023 See More

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“In numbers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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