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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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