Definition for NUM'BER

NUM'BER, v.t. [L. numero.]

  1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of any sum, collection or multitude. If a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. Gen. xiii.
  2. To reckon as one of a collection or multitude. He was numbered with the transgressors. Is. liii.

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