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Engelsk navneord: number

1. number (om egenskab) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a number of chores to do.
The number of parameters is small.
The figure was about a thousand.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)figure

Mindre specifikke termeramount

Mere specifikke termerbulk, countlessness, fewness, innumerableness, majority, minority, multiplicity, numerosity, numerousness, preponderance, prevalence, roundness

2. number (om mængde el. mål) a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEvery number has a unique position in the sequence.

Mindre specifikke termerdefinite quantity

Mere specifikke termeraddend, arity, atomic number, augend, baryon number, base, biquadrate, biquadratic, cardinal, cardinal number, cardinality, co-ordinate, complex number, complex quantity, composite number, compound number, constant, coordinate, count, cube, decimal, difference, dividend, divisor, factor, Fibonacci number, fixed-point number, floating-point number, folio, fourth power, imaginary, imaginary number, integer, linage, lineage, minuend, multiplicand, multiplier, multiplier factor, natural number, no., ordinal, ordinal number, oxidation number, oxidation state, page number, pagination, paging, prime, prime quantity, quartic, quota, quotient, radix, record, remainder, remainder, root, score, second power, square, subtrahend, third power, whole number

3. number (om kommunikation) a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe did his act three times every evening.
She had a catchy little routine.
It was one of the best numbers he ever did.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)act, bit, routine, turn

Mindre specifikke termerperformance, public presentation

Mere specifikke termershow-stopper, showstopper, stopper

4. number (om kommunikation) the number is used in calling a particular telephone

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has an unlisted number.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)phone number, telephone number

Mindre specifikke termersign, signal, signaling

5. number (om kommunikation) a symbol used to represent a number

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe learned to write the numerals before he went to school.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)numeral

Mindre specifikke termersymbol

Mere specifikke termerantilog, antilogarithm, Arabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeral, Roman numeral

6. number (om kommunikation) one of a series published periodically

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)issue

Mindre specifikke termerperiodical

Mere specifikke termeredition

Tilhører disse overordnede termerserial, serial publication, series

7. number (om gruppe) a select company of people

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI hope to become one of their number before I die.

Mindre specifikke termercompany

8. number (om kommunikation) a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe refused to give them her Social Security number.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)identification number

Mindre specifikke termerpositive identification

Mere specifikke termerABA transit number, bank identification number, BIN, license number, personal identification number, PIN, PIN number, registration number, Social Security number

9. number (om egenskab) a clothing measurement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA number 13 shoe.

Mindre specifikke termersize

Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

10. number (om kommunikation) 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)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn English the subject and the verb must agree in number.

Mindre specifikke termergrammatical category, syntactic category

11. number (om genstand) an item of merchandise offered for sale

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe preferred the black nylon number.
This sweater is an all-wool number.

Mindre specifikke termermerchandise, product, ware

Engelsk udsagnsord: number

1. number (om tilstand) add up in number or quantity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bills amounted to $2,000.
The bill came to $2,000.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)add up, amount, come, total

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termeraverage, average out, make, outnumber, work out

2. number (om kommunikation) give numbers to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou should number the pages of the thesis.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerdenominate, designate

Mere specifikke termerfoliate, page, paginate

3. number (om kommunikation) enumerate

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must number the names of the great mathematicians.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)list

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeridentify, name

Mere specifikke termeritemise, itemize

4. number (om tilstand) put into a group

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)count

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerassort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out

5. number (om kommunikation) determine the number or amount of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan you count the books on your shelf?.
Count your change.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)count, enumerate, numerate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerascertain, determine, find, find out

Mere specifikke termeradd, add together, add up, census, miscount, recount, sum, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up

6. number (om ændring) place a limit on the number of

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep down

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercircumscribe, confine, limit

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