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Meaning of FOUR

Pronunciation:  fowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  2. [adj]  being one more than three
 

FOUR is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: 4, 4, cardinal, foursome, iv, IV, Little Joe, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad
 
 See Also: digit, figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
 

 

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