plural of number

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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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present tense third-person singular of number

Synonyms & Antonyms of numbers (Entry 2 of 2)

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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3 to have as part of a whole
  • is numbered among the great minds of our times

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The first known use of numbers was in the 15th century

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“Numbers.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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