Dictionary Definition
Numbers
Noun
1 the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains
a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of
Egypt [syn: Book of
Numbers]
User Contributed Dictionary
see Numbers
English
Pronunciation
Noun
numbers Plural of number
 Many individuals as a group.
Quotations
 2001 — Eoin Colfer,
Artemis Fowl, p 50
 Unlike fairies who could produce only a single child every twenty years, Mud People bred like rodents. Numbers would subdue even magic.
Verb
numbers thirdperson singular of number
Extensive Definition
A number is a mathematical concept
used to describe and assess quantity.
Number may also refer to:
 Grammatical number, a morphological grammatical category indicating the quantity of referents
 Number (game), a numberguessing computer game
 Number (magazine), a Japanese sports magazine
 Number (manga), a manga by Tsubaki Kawori
 Number (music), a selfcontained piece of music
 Preferred number, a number that fits a standard guideline for choosing exact product dimensions within industrial design constraints
 Telephone number, often referred to as simply a number
Numbers may also refer to:
 The Book of Numbers, part of the Torah; the fourth book of the Bible
 Numb3rs, an American TV show
 Numbers (Cat Stevens album), an album by Cat Stevens
 Numbers game, a gambling scheme common in poor US urban neighborhoods

The Numbers, part of the mythology in the US TV series Lost
 "Numbers" (Lost), an episode of the Lost TV series
 Numbers (Nanoha), a group of characters in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS anime series
 Numbers (software), a spreadsheet application developed by Apple as part of its iWork '08 suite
See also
numbers in German: Numbers
numbers in French: Numbers
numbers in Japanese: ナンバーズ
numbers in Norwegian: Numbers
Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words
Alexandrine, Stabreim, a mass of, a world
of, accent, accentuation, algorism, algorithm, alliterative meter,
amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, amplitude, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, applied
mathematics, army, arsis, bacchius, beat, bevy, bingo, bulk, bunch, cadence, caesura, card games, catalexis, chloriamb, chloriambus, chuck and toss,
chuck farthing, chuckaluck, cloud, clutter, colon, counterpoint, covey, crackloo, crap game, crap
shooting, craps, cretic, dactyl, dactylic hexameter,
diaeresis, dimeter, dipody, dochmiac, elegiac, elegiac couplet,
elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, extent, fantan, feminine
caesura, figures,
flight, flock, flocks, foot, force, hail, hazard, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet,
hexameter, hexapody, higher mathematics,
hive, horse racing,
host, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter,
ictus, ionic, jam, jingle, keno, large amount, legion, lilt, lots, lotto, magnitude, many, masculine caesura, mass, masses of, math, mathematic, mathematics, matter, measure, measurement, meter, metrical accent, metrical
foot, metrical group, metrical pattern, metrical unit, metrics, metron, mob, molossus, mora, movement, muchness, multitude, nest, pack, paeon, pentameter, pentapody, period, pinball, pitch and toss,
plurality, policy, proceleusmatic, prosodic
pattern, prosody, pure
mathematics, pyrrhic,
quantitative meter, quantities, quantity, quantum, quite a few, rhythm, rouge et noir, roulette, rout, ruck, scanning, scansion, scores, shell game, shoal, spondee, sprung rhythm, strength, stress, substance, sum, swarm, sweepstake, sweepstakes, swing, syllabic meter, syzygy, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, the numbers, the
numbers game, thesis,
throng, tidy sum,
trenteetquarante, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, vers libre, versification, whole, worlds of