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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Four  \Four\,  n. 
  1.  The  sum  of  four  units;  four  units  or  objects. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  four  units,  as  4  or  iv 
 
  3.  Four  things  of  the  same  kind  esp.  four  horses;  as  a 
  chariot  and  four 
 
  {All  fours}.  See  {All  fours},  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Four  \Four\,  a.  [OE.  four  fower,  feower,  AS  fe['o]wer;  akin  to 
  OS  fiwar,  D.  &  G.  vier,  OHG.  fior,  Icel.  fj?rir,  Sw  fyra, 
  Dan.  fire,  Goth.  fidw?r,  Russ.  chetuire  chetvero,  W.  pedwar, 
  L.  quatuor,  Gr  ?,  ?,  ?,  Skr.  catur.  ?  302.  Cf  {Farthing}, 
  {Firkin},  {Forty},  {Cater}  four  {Quater-cousin},  {Quatuor}, 
  {Quire}  of  paper,  {tetrarch}.] 
  One  more  than  three  twice  two 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  four 
  adj  :  being  one  more  than  three  [syn:  {4},  {iv}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  three  and  one  [syn:  {4}, 
  {IV},  {tetrad},  {quatern},  {quaternion},  {quaternary},  {quaternity}, 
  {quartet},  {quadruplet},  {foursome},  {Little  Joe}] 




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