odd number

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of odd number

: a whole number that is not able to be divided by two into two equal whole numbers
  • The numbers 1, 3, 5, and 7 are odd numbers.

Word by Word Definitions

odd play
  1. : being without a corresponding (see corresponding 1) mate

  2. : left over after others are paired or grouped

  3. : separated from a set or series

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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