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number

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1 a character used to represent a mathematical value

  • asked him to write out the equation in numbers, not letters
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2 a literary, musical, or artistic production

  • a doomsday novel that turns out to be one of those it-was-all-a-dream numbers
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3 a performance regularly presented by an individual or group

  • a modern dance number
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4 a person of no importance or influence

  • doesn't want to go to some mammoth state university where she would be just a number
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5 an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness

  • a stunning gymnastics number that really impressed the judges
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6 numbers plural the act or process of performing mathematical operations to find a value

  • if you believe the president's numbers, we can afford these new programs and still have tax cuts
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number

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1 to find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added

  • number those apples and tell me how many you have
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2 to have a total of

  • the full-time staff numbers 30 people
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clock in at

3 to have as part of a whole

  • is numbered among the great minds of our times
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