
Definition of Numbers
1. Noun. The fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Laws, Pentateuch, Torah
2. Noun. An illegal daily lottery.
Definition of Numbers
1. n.
Definition of Numbers
1. Proper noun. The Book of Numbers, the fourth of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the fourth book in the Torah. ¹
2. Noun. (plural of number) ¹
3. Noun. (plurale tantum) Many individuals as a group. ¹
4. Verb. (thirdperson singular of number) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Numbers
1. number [v]  See also: number
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Literary usage of Numbers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1892)
"(A Descriptive List of all the numbers is given at the end of this book. ...
The following numbers, given in the order of their simplicity, have been found ..."
2. Lectures on the Theory of Functions of Real Variables by James Pierpont (1906)
"The rational numbers are subdivided into integers and fractions. Besides the real
numbers there is another class of numbers currently employed in modern ..."
3. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"The first series of numbers is 8 : 12 : : 18 : 27, or the cubes of 2 and 3 with
their mean proportionals. The first harmony is ( * x 5)*  i oo x ? ..."
4. College Algebra by Henry Lewis Rietz, Arthur Robert Crathorne (1919)
"Numbers. In counting the objects of a group the child makes his first acquaintance
with numbers. These are the numbers called positive integers. ..."
5. Introduction to Infinitesimal Analysis: Functions of One Real Variable by Oswald Veblen, Nels Johann Lennes (1907)
"Rational and Irrational Numbers. The real number system may be classified as
follows: () All integral numbers, both positive and negative, including zero. ..."
6. Analytic Geometry by Norman Colman Riggs (1910)
"It is convenient to think of these points as representing the numbers, or of the
numbers as representing the points. Thus a point 7 units from O may be ..."