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- Hyphenation: num‧ber
- noun, verb
- (UK) enPR: nŭm'bə(r), IPA (key): /ˈnʌm.bə(r)/, SAMPA: /"nVm.b@(r)/
- (US) enPR: nŭm'bər, IPA (key): /'nʌm.bɝ/, SAMPA: /"nVm.b3`/
Audio (US) (file)
- (UK) enPR: nŭm'ə, IPA (key): /ˈnʌmə/, SAMPA: /"nVm@(r)/
- (US) enPR: nŭm'ər, IPA (key): /'nʌmɚ/, SAMPA: /"nVm3`/
Audio (US) (adjective) (file)
- A symbol that that is used to describe quantity; a numeral.
- 2, 5589, and 0 are all numbers.
- A few.
- She has a number of dictionaries--four or five, I think.
- A musical, theatrical, or literary selection or production.
- She chose a number from "Swan Lake" for her dance recital.
- To label objects with numbers.
- Number the baskets so that we can find them easily.
- (intransitive) To total or count; to amount to.
- I don’t know how many books are in the library, but they must number in the thousands.