Meaning of FOUR in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ fȯr ]


Etymology: Middle English, from four adjective, from Old English fēower; akin to Old High German fior four, Latin quattuor, Greek tessares, tettares

Date: before 12th century

1. — see number table

2. : the fourth in a set or series

the four of hearts

3. : something having four units or members: as

a. : a 4-oared racing shell or its crew

b. : a 4-cylinder engine or automobile

• four adjective

• four pronoun, plural in construction

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.