Meaning of THREE in English

THREE

■ cardinal number equivalent to the sum of one and two; one more than two; 3. (Roman numeral: iii or III .)

Phrases

~ parts ~ quarters.

Derivatives

~fold adjective & adverb

Origin

OE thrīe (masculine), thrīo , thrēo (fem.), of Gmc origin.

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