1. Noun.  (countable) An abstract entity used to describe quantity.
  2. Noun.  (countable) A numeral: a symbol for a non-negative integer.
  3. Noun.  (countable, mathematics) A member of one of several classes: natural numbers,integers, rational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers, quaternions.
  4. Noun.  (context, Followed by a numeral; used attributively) Indicating the position of something in a list or sequence. Abbreviations: ''No'' or ''No.'', ''no'' or ''no.'' (in each case, sometimes written with a superscript "o", like NÂș or №). The symbol "#" is also used in this manner.
  5. Noun.  Quantity.
  6. Noun.  (grammar) Of a word or phrase, the state of being singular, dual or plural, shown by inflection.
  7. Noun.  (context, now) Poetic metres; verses, rhymes.
  8. Noun.  (countable) A performance; especially, a single song or song and dance routine within a larger show.
  9. Noun.  (countable) (informal) A person.
  10. Noun.  (countable) (informal) An item of clothing, particularly a stylish one.
  11. Noun.  (countable) (informal) A telephone number.
  12. Noun.  A sequence of digits and letters used to register people, automobiles, and various other items.
  13. Noun.  (slang, chiefly) A marijuana cigarette, or joint; also, a quantity of marijuana bought form a dealer.
  14. Verb.  (transitive) To label (items) with numbers; to assign numbers to (items).
  15. Verb.  (intransitive) To total or count; to amount to.
  16. Adjective.  (comparative of, numb) .

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