one of our/your/their number

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of one of our/your/their number

formal
: one person from our/your/their group
  • One of their number went missing.

Word by Word Definitions

our play
  1. : of or relating to us or ourselves or ourself especially as possessors or possessor, agents or agent, or objects or object of an action

your play
  1. : of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors, agent or agents, or object or objects of an action

  2. : of or relating to one or oneself

  3. used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the

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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