Meaning of NUMBER in English

NUMBER

n.

Function: verb

Inflected Form: num · bered ; num · ber · ing \ -b( ə -)ri ŋ \

Date: 14th century

transitive verb

1 : COUNT , ENUMERATE

2 : to claim as part of a total : INCLUDE

3 : to restrict to a definite number <your days are number ed >

4 : to assign a number to < number the pages>

5 : to amount to in number : TOTAL <the crew number s 100>

intransitive verb

1 : to reach a total number

2 : to call off numbers in sequence

– num · ber · able \ -b( ə -)r ə -b ə l \ adjective

– num · ber · er \ -b ə r- ə r \ noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.