Synonyms for *numbers*

- figure
- statistic
- sum
- total
- cardinal
- character
- cipher
- count
- decimal
- denominator
- digit
- emblem
- folio
- fraction
- googol
- integer
- numeral
- numerator
- ordinal
- prime
- representation
- sign
- symbol
- chiffer
- whole number

Antonyms for *numbers*

### financial

### grounds

- account
- antecedent
- argument
- base
- bedrock
- call
- cause
- chapter and verse
- demonstration
- determinant
- dope
- evidence
- excuse
- factor
- footing
- foundation
- goods
- groundwork
- inducement
- info
- information
- infrastructure
- justification
- motive
- numbers
- occasion
- pretext
- proof
- rationale
- reason
- root
- seat
- straight stuff
- substratum
- test
- testimony
- trial
- underpinning
- wherefore
- why
- whyfor

### mathematics

### multitude

### multitudes

## Word Origin & History

c.1300, "to count," from Old French nombrer "to count, reckon," from nombre (n.) "number" (see number (n.)). Meaning "to assign a number to" is late 14c.; that of "to ascertain the number of" is from early 15c. Related: Numbered; numbering.

## Example Sentences fornumbers

Fine pools for the first six miles, with numbers of ducks in them.

Many of the numbers bear the name of an old colonial dignitary.

But the troops were now deployed and able to bring their numbers to bear.

They were nearly equal in numbers to any two battalions in the brigade.

His numbers were very inferior, and almost the whole were slain.

Their superiority was greater in size and weight of metal than in numbers.

When numbers are given, sceat appears to be left out, cf. 2196, 2995 (see þsend).

Its numbers were small, and it was everywhere spoken against.

When numbers are given, sceat appears to be left out, cf. 2196, 2995 (see þūsend).

He was just in time to help other troops, not in numbers enough to withstand the shock.