Meaning of FOUR in English

■ cardinal number

1》 equivalent to the product of two and two; one more than three, or six less than ten; 4. (Roman numeral: iv or IV , archaic iiii or IIII .)

2》 Cricket a hit that reaches the boundary after first striking the ground, scoring ~ runs.

3》 a ~-oared rowing boat or its crew.

↘( ~s ) a race for such boats.


~fold adjective & adverb


OE fēower , of Gmc origin.

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