odd number

Definition of odd number

  1. :  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

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

    :  left over after others are paired or grouped

    :  separated from a set or series

numberplay
  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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