natural number

noun

Definition of natural number

1 : the number 1 or any number (such as 3, 12, 432) obtained by adding 1 to it one or more times : a positive integer
2 : any of the positive integers together with 0 : a nonnegative integer

First Known Use of natural number

1763


NATURAL NUMBER Defined for Kids

natural number

noun

Definition of natural number for Students

: the number 1 or any number obtained by adding 1 to it one or more times

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