Synonyms for number

Synonyms for (noun) number

Synonyms: number

Definition: an item of merchandise offered for sale

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

Similar words: merchandise, product, ware

Definition: commodities offered for sale

Usage: good business depends on having good merchandise; that store offers a variety of products


Synonyms: number

Definition: a clothing measurement

Usage: a number 13 shoe

Similar words: size

Definition: the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

Usage: he wears a size 13 shoe


Synonyms: number, figure

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

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

Similar words: amount

Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion

Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people


Synonyms: number

Definition: 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)

Usage: in English the subject and the verb must agree in number

Similar words: grammatical category, syntactic category

Definition: (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties


Synonyms: identification number, number

Definition: a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification

Usage: she refused to give them her Social Security number

Similar words: positive identification

Definition: evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance

Usage: a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people


Synonyms: number, telephone number, phone number

Definition: the number is used in calling a particular telephone

Usage: he has an unlisted number

Similar words: sign, signal, signaling

Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped


Synonyms: number, issue

Definition: one of a series published periodically

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

Similar words: periodical

Definition: a publication that appears at fixed intervals


Synonyms: number, numeral

Definition: a symbol used to represent a number

Usage: he learned to write the numerals before he went to school

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance


Synonyms: turn, act, bit, number, routine

Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

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

Similar words: performance, public presentation

Definition: a dramatic or musical entertainment

Usage: they listened to ten different performances; the play ran for 100 performances; the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity


Synonyms: number

Definition: a select company of people

Usage: I hope to become one of their number before I die

Similar words: company

Definition: a social gathering of guests or companions

Usage: the house was filled with company when I arrived


Synonyms: number

Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Similar words: definite quantity

Definition: a specific measure of amount

Synonyms for (verb) number

Synonyms: number, keep down

Definition: place a limit on the number of

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine

Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"


Synonyms: list, number

Definition: enumerate

Usage: We must number the names of the great mathematicians

Similar words: name, identify

Definition: give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

Usage: Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months


Synonyms: count, number, numerate, enumerate

Definition: determine the number or amount of

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

Similar words: ascertain, find, find out, determine

Definition: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study

Usage: find the product of two numbers; The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize


Synonyms: number

Definition: give numbers to

Usage: You should number the pages of the thesis

Similar words: denominate, designate

Definition: assign a name or title to


Synonyms: number, total, come, add up, amount

Definition: add up in number or quantity

Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: number, count

Definition: put into a group

Usage: The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

Similar words: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories

Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?