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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Number  \Num"ber\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Numbered};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Numbering}.]  [OE.  nombren  noumbren  F.  nombrer  fr  L. 
  numerare,  numeratum  See  {Number},  n.] 
  1.  To  count  to  reckon;  to  ascertain  the  units  of  to 
  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 
  3.  To  give  or  apply  a  number  or  numbers  to  to  assign  the 
  place  of  in  a  series  by  order  of  number;  to  designate  the 
  place  of  by  a  number  or  numeral;  as  to  number  the  houses 
  in  a  street,  or  the  apartments  in  a  building. 
  4.  To  amount;  to  equal  in  number;  to  contain;  to  consist  of 
  as  the  army  numbers  fifty  thousand. 
  Thy  tears  can  not  number  the  dead.  --Campbell. 
  {Numbering  machine},  a  machine  for  printing  consecutive 
  numbers,  as  on  railway  tickets,  bank  bills,  etc 
  Syn:  To  count  enumerate;  calculate;  tell 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  numbered  list  [syn:  {enumeration}] 

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