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as in digit
a character used to represent a mathematical value asked him to write out the equation in numbers, not letters

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as in composition
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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as in act
a performance regularly presented by an individual or group a modern dance number

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as in feat
an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness a stunning gymnastics number that really impressed the judges

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as in calculation
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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