What is another word for number?

Synonyms for number
ˈnʌm bərnum·ber

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word number.

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. siffer

    Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. numbernoun

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

  2. numberverb

    Synonyms:
    enumerate, figure up, count, numerate

Suggested Resources

  1. Number

    Amount vs. Number -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Amount and Number.

How to pronounce number?

How to say number in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#47do
#77get
#92some
#107list
#108name
#123go
#141add
#143number
#184many
#189set
#245design
#246take
#259subject
#315total
#337size
#352rate
#357return
#361account
#368form
#376image
#445sales
#446look
#475series
#486second
#504come
#516play
#524topic
#552act
#604issue
#605range
#611result
#624event
#719edition
#739several
#748lot
#853function
#870amount
#958figure
#982bit
#1007turn
#1048build
#1071effect
#1080tour
#1082volume
#1100certain
#1115names
#1164follow
#1211matter
#1217multiple
#1232fall
#1245numbers
#1309round
#1492publication
#1528consider
#1657variety
#1784frame
#1831suite
#1852piece
#1981minute
#2011count
#2036reduce
#2126quantity
#2189mo
#2230procedure
#2258moment
#2357pattern
#2394cast
#2626figures
#2915spot
#2939serial
#3012shape
#3110occur
#3227exit
#3432estimate
#3448outlet
#3531behalf
#3601sum
#3712chip
#3790fig
#3852calculate
#4364bet
#4372turning
#4557yield
#4829outcome
#5269routine
#5474arrive
#6073depend
#6183proportion
#6506bend
#6986spell
#7517proceeds
#7835twist
#7852anatomy
#7929soma
#8029digit
#8205flesh
#8419consequence
#8525lean
#8690incidence
#8848bite
#8963chassis
#8972fare
#9290numeric
#9509heel
#9945compute
#10064num
#10447tot
#10462issuance
#11252deed
#11380issuing
#12034scrap
#12382weigh
#12492offspring
#12532emergence
#12920bout
#13184derive
#14400hail
#16326snatch
#16823enactment
#18615tally
#18966subroutine
#19134bod
#21923deem
#22140payoff
#24187reckon
#25148descend
#25335crook
#26891nombre
#27795physique
#28959flake
#29173progeny
#30625egress
#33327recite
#33401numero
#39296numeral
#39343instalment
#41736fleck
#42838enumerate
#51630takings
#53464itemize
#54755subdue
#56041repress
#60216upshot
#66240quash
#67601subprogram
#74892morsel
#94515trope
#116275subjugate
#155860numerate

How to use number in a sentence?

  1. Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed:

    We have a military garrison in Garissa, and the work began immediately after the attack was reported and continued for a number of hours until we were able to rescue 663 students of the 800 students that had been taken hostage by these terrorists. So the response was adequate.

  2. John Catanzara:

    If we suspect the numbers are true and we get a large number of our members who stand firm on their beliefs that this is an overreach, and they're not going to supply the information in the portal or submit to testing, then it's safe to say the city of Chicago will have a police force at 50 % or less for this weekend coming up, that is not because of the FOP, that is 100 % because of the mayor's unwillingness to budge from her hard line so whatever happens because of the manpower issue, that falls at the mayor's doorstep.

  3. Elisha Hall:

    With all of these new products out, there may be more opportunities for vaccine administration errors. Besides just the number of products, of course, the products that are not labeled for the indicated age group. Additionally, new pediatric providers may be unfamiliar with Covid-19 vaccines and there are some stark differences between routine vaccines.

  4. Ramona Azcona:

    The number one misconception is that they will ruin your own natural lash. This is false! It’s all about your lash stylist not adding lashes that are too heavy or too long for your natural lashes to handle, the correct amount of lash glue is also important, it should not be too much or clumpy.

  5. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    We planned to sign documents on a number of projects in the chemicals sector and power station construction for a total sum of more than $18 billion. These documents have just been signed, japanese companies have now gained one more big business opportunity. And I will be happy if President Berdymukhamedov assists the implementation of these projects.


Translations for number

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for number »

Translation

Find a translation for the number synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"number." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 23 May 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/number>.

Discuss these number synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for number?

    Image or illustration of

    number

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Synonym of Blunt?
    A Sharp
    B Refuse
    C Blur
    D Stark

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for number: