Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fourth book of the Old Testament: so called because it begins with an account of the numbering of the Israelites in the beginning of the second year after they left Egypt. It includes part of the history of the Israelites during their wanderings. Abbreviated Num., Numb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun pl. of number. The fourth book of the Pentateuch, containing the census of the Hebrews.

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  • noun Plural form of number.
  • noun plurale tantum Many individuals as a group.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of number.

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  • noun an illegal daily lottery
  • noun the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt

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  • What you lack in numbers is more than made of for by coherent and targeted action.

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  • Although the media would have you believe otherwise, the gap between Hillary and Obama in numbers is not that great.

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  • Lovers of small numbers go benignly potty,

    Believe all tales are thirteen chapters long,

    Have animal doubles, carry pentagrams,

    Are Millerites, Baconians, Flat-Earth-Men.

    Lovers of big numbers go horribly mad,

    Would have the Swiss abolished, all of us

    Well-purged, somatotyped, baptised, taught baseball:

    They empty bars, spoil parties, run for Congress.

    W.H. Auden: "Numbers and Faces"

    September 30, 2011

  • cake is found in similar contexts. Now that's kind of intriguing.

    October 1, 2011