Bedeutung von “number” im Essential American English Dictionary

number

noun us /ˈnʌm·bər/

A1 a symbol or word used in a counting system:

Think of a number between 1 and 100.

A1 a group of numbers that represents something:

What is your phone number?

B1 an amount:

We contacted a large number of people.
a number of something

many:

There have been a number of problems.

(Definition von “number noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)