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number

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of number

  1. 1 a character used to represent a mathematical value asked him to write out the equation in numbers, not letters Synonyms digit, figure, integer, numeral, numeric, whole number Related Words decimal, fraction; cipher; symbol

  2. 2 a literary, musical, or artistic production a doomsday novel that turns out to be one of those it-was-all-a-dream numbers Synonyms composition, opus, piece, workRelated Words classic, magnum opus, masterpiece, pièce de résistance, showpiece; model, outline, sketch; étude; canon, corpus, oeuvre

  3. 3 a performance regularly presented by an individual or group a modern dance number Synonyms bit, act, routine, shtick (also schtick or shtik), turnRelated Words signature

  4. 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 Synonyms cipher, dwarf, half-pint, insect, insignificancy, lightweight, morsel, nonentity, nothing, nullity, nobody, pip-squeak, pygmy (also pigmy), shrimp, snippersnapper, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilchRelated Words no-name, noncelebrity; least; inferior, mediocrity, obscurity; figurehead, puppet; nonpersonNear Antonyms chief, head, lead, leader; celebrity, luminary, notable, personality, planet, star, superstar; authority, superior; great power, party, powerAntonyms big shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP

  5. 5 an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness a stunning gymnastics number that really impressed the judges Synonyms deed, exploit, feat, stunt, tour de force, trickRelated Words accomplishment, achievement, attainment, coup, success, triumph; adventure; performance

  6. 6 numbers pl  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 Synonyms arithmetic, calculus, ciphering, computation, figures, figuring, math, mathematics, number crunching, numbers, reckoningRelated Words addition, division, multiplication, subtraction; calibration, measurement, mensuration; appraisal, assessment, estimation, evaluation, valuation


number

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of number

  1. 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 Synonyms enumerate, count, tellRelated Words add (up), tally, total; calculate, compute, reckon, table, tabulate; check, mark, tick (off); recount

  2. 2 to have a total of the full-time staff numbers 30 people Synonyms add up (to), aggregate, come (to), count (up to), amount, sum (to or into), totalRelated Words average, equal, measure, reach; compose, comprise, constitute, make up

  3. 3 to have as part of a whole is numbered among the great minds of our times Synonyms carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, entail, involve, include, subsume, take inRelated Words comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrateNear Antonyms ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplaceAntonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit



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