Meaning of INTEGER in English


ˈintə̇jə(r), -tēj- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Latin, adjective, untouched, entire — more at entire

1. : any of the natural numbers (as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), the negatives of these numbers, or 0

2. : a complete entity

governmental policy is an integer — Dean Acheson

they become a whole, an integer , of people who have the same aspirations and hopes — William Faulkner

Synonyms: see number

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