noun 
1. 
number  a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" 


definite quantity a specific measure of amount



arity the number of arguments that a function can take



coordinate,
coordinate a number that identifies a position relative to an axis



page number,
pagination,
paging,
folio the system of numbering pages



decimal a number in the decimal system



constant a quantity that does not vary



oxidation number,
oxidation state the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge; "the oxidation number of hydrogen is +1 and of oxygen is 2"



cardinality (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)



count the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"



factor an independent variable in statistics



fibonacci number a number in the Fibonacci sequence



prime quantity,
prime a number that has no factor but itself and 1



composite number an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one



score the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"



record the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president"



compound number a quantity expressed in two different units; "one hour and ten minutes"



no.,
ordinal,
ordinal number the number designating place in an ordered sequence



cardinal number,
cardinal the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order



radix,
base a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"



floatingpoint number a number represented in floatingpoint notation



fixedpoint number a number represented in fixedpoint notation



atomic number the order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element



baryon number a number equal to the difference between the number of baryons and the number of antibaryons in any subatomic structure; it is conserved in all types of particle interactions



quota a limitation on imports; "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"



linage,
lineage a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted



natural number the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly



integer,
whole number any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero; "an integer is a number that is not a fraction"



addend a number that is added to another number (the augend)



augend a number to which another number (the addend) is added



minuend the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted



subtrahend the number to be subtracted from the minuend



remainder,
difference the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend



complex number,
complex quantity,
imaginary,
imaginary number (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of 1



second power,
square a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"



third power,
cube a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube



biquadrate,
fourth power,
quartic,
biquadratic an algebraic equation of the fourth degree



root the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support



dividend a bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)



divisor the number by which a dividend is divided



quotient the number obtained by division



remainder the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend



multiplier,
multiplier factor the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied



multiplicand the number that is multiplied by the multiplier

2. 
number  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" 


figure 


amount the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"



numerosity,
numerousness,
multiplicity a large number



preponderance,
prevalence exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; "the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"



countlessness,
innumerableness a number beyond counting



bulk,
majority the property possessed by a large mass



minority being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts; "when the vote was taken they were in the minority"; "he held a minority position"



fewness the quality of being small in number



roundness the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular

3. 
number  a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number" 


positive identification 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; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"



aba transit number,
bank identification number,
bin an identification number consisting of a twopart code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself



license number,
registration number the number on the license plate that identifies the car that bears it



social security number the number of a particular individual's Social Security account



personal identification number,
pin number,
pin a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

4. 
number  a clothing measurement; "a number 13 shoe" 


size the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"



colloquialism a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

5. 
number  a select company of people; "I hope to become one of their number before I die" 


company an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large wellestablished companies"; "he started the company in his garage"

6. 
number  an item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an allwool number" 


merchandise,
ware,
product commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"

7. 
number  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" 


grammatical category,
syntactic category (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties

verb 
1. 
number  enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians" 


list 


identify,
name consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"



itemise,
itemize place on a list of items; "itemize one's tax deductions"

2. 
number  give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis" 


denominate,
designate assign a name or title to



paginate,
page,
foliate contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system

3. 
number  place a limit on the number of 


circumscribe,
limit,
confine draw a line around; "He drew a circle around the points"
