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Synonyms for number
ˈnʌm bərnum·ber

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. number

    Number is the generic term. To count is to number one by one. To calculate is to use more complicated processes, as multiplication, division, etc., more rapid but not less exact. Compute allows more of the element of probability, which is still more strongly expressed by estimate. We compute the slain in a great war from the number known to have fallen in certain great battles; compute refers to the present or the past, estimate more frequently to the future; as, to estimate the cost of a proposed building. To enumerate is to mention item by item; as, to enumerate one's grievances. To rate is to estimate by comparison, as if the object were one of a series. We count upon a desired future; we do not count upon the undesired. As applied to the present, we reckon or count a thing precious or worthless. Compare ESTEEM.

    Synonyms:
    account, calculate, cast, compute, consider, count, deem, enumerate, estimate, rate, reckon, sum up

    Preposition:
    It is vain to calculate on or upon an uncertain result.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. number, figurenoun

    the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

    "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"

    Synonyms:
    turn, bit, act, phone number, trope, fig, numeral, figure, physical body, routine, identification number, frame, form, name, build, figure of speech, chassis, shape, anatomy, bod, design, material body, flesh, pattern, soma, public figure, telephone number, image, digit, issue, human body, physique

  2. numbernoun

    a concept of quantity involving zero and units

    "every number has a unique position in the sequence"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  3. act, routine, number, turn, bitnoun

    a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

    "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"

    Synonyms:
    turn, figure, routine, morsel, act, spot, piece, twist, turning, procedure, function, bit, flake, second, snatch, bend, subroutine, modus operandi, crook, turn of events, round, deed, mo, subprogram, tour, fleck, chip, go, telephone number, play, identification number, minute, phone number, spell, numeral, scrap, moment, human activity, good turn, bout, enactment, bite, issue, human action

  4. phone number, telephone number, numbernoun

    the number is used in calling a particular telephone

    "he has an unlisted number"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, numeral, figure, routine, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  5. numeral, numbernoun

    a symbol used to represent a number

    "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, numeral, figure, routine, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  6. issue, numbernoun

    one of a series published periodically

    "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"

    Synonyms:
    turn, figure, progeny, subject, act, issuing, military issue, takings, bit, payoff, consequence, take, publication, government issue, routine, event, upshot, return, effect, topic, offspring, egress, telephone number, outlet, identification number, phone number, numeral, yield, emergence, outcome, way out, exit, proceeds, issue, matter, result, issuance

  7. numbernoun

    a select company of people

    "I hope to become one of their number before I die"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  8. number, identification numbernoun

    a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification

    "she refused to give them her Social Security number"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  9. numbernoun

    a clothing measurement

    "a number 13 shoe"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  10. numbernoun

    the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural)

    "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  11. numberverb

    an item of merchandise offered for sale

    "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"

    Synonyms:
    act, bit, identification number, figure, routine, numeral, telephone number, issue, phone number, turn

  12. total, number, add up, come, amountverb

    add up in number or quantity

    "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"

    Synonyms:
    tot, descend, tote up, hail, get, add, get along, fare, numerate, sum, add up, come in, come up, tot up, list, fall, sum up, do, follow, occur, enumerate, count, issue forth, make out, amount, tally, derive, make sense, come, add together, total, summate, arrive, keep down

  13. numberverb

    give numbers to

    "You should number the pages of the thesis"

    Synonyms:
    amount, list, total, enumerate, numerate, add up, keep down, count, come

  14. number, listverb

    enumerate

    "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"

    Synonyms:
    name, amount, list, heel, total, enumerate, numerate, add up, keep down, lean, count, come

  15. count, numberverb

    put into a group

    "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, keep down, list, consider, total, enumerate, reckon, look, depend, bet, matter, count, amount, come, numerate, calculate, add up

  16. count, number, enumerate, numerateverb

    determine the number or amount of

    "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, keep down, recite, itemise, list, consider, total, enumerate, reckon, look, itemize, depend, bet, matter, count, amount, come, numerate, calculate, add up

  17. number, keep downverb

    place a limit on the number of

    Synonyms:
    amount, list, reduce, total, enumerate, numerate, repress, subjugate, add up, quash, keep down, subdue, count, come

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. numberverb

    Synonyms:
    count, enumerate, tell, reckon, calculate, compute, numerate, call over, tell off, run over, sum up

  2. numbernoun

    Synonyms:
    figure, numeral, digit

  3. numbernoun

    Synonyms:
    many, multitude, great many

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. numbernoun

    Synonyms:
    numeral, figure, digit, integer, collection, multitude

  2. numberverb

    Synonyms:
    enumerate, figure up, count, numerate

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How to use number in a sentence?

  1. Rob Ford:

    If someone in Cameron's brain trust had looked properly at how to prepare for a referendum and thought about what outcomes were most palatable to the largest number of voters, the campaign might have played put very differently, some of the damage from a polarizing campaign over a reductive and divisive binary question might have been avoided.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    My wealth is not in the number of books I have written, but in the number of hearts I have touched and the lives that have been transformed by hearing the peaceful messages.

  3. Karen Finney:

    That's not the kind of number you want to see right now, his campaign may be in trouble.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A rise of money in proportion increases the number of frienemies who have the face of friends but the mind of enemies.

  5. New York:

    The only plausible rationale is they want fewer people taking tests because, as the president has said, if we don't take tests Del Rio won't know that people are Covid positive and the number of Covid positive people will come down.


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