# Nember vs. Number: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 23, 2023

"Nember" is an incorrect spelling, whereas "Number," referring to a mathematical figure used to count or quantify, is accurate.

## Which is correct: Nember or Number

How to spell Number?

### Nember is Incorrect

### Number is Correct

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## Key Differences

Recall “u” is the second letter in "Number" similar to its position in "umbrella."

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Relate "number" to "lumber," as they rhyme and are spelled similarly.

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Use a mnemonic like "Never Underestimate MATH, Bring Extra Rulers" to recall the letters in "number."

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Remember, "number" contains "numb," which is spelled with a "u." Connect the "b" and "u" as they are often seen together in words like "bubble" or "buddy."

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## Nember and Number Definitions

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#### Number

A mathematical figure used to count or calculate.

Seven is a prime number.

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#### Number

A member of the set of positive integers; one of a series of symbols of unique meaning in a fixed order that can be derived by counting.

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#### Number

A member of any of the following sets of mathematical objects

Integers, rational numbers, real numbers, and complex numbers. These sets can be derived from the positive integers through various algebraic and analytic constructions.

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#### Number

A numeral or a series of numerals used for reference or identification

His telephone number.

The apartment number.

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#### Number

A position in an ordered sequence that corresponds to one of the positive integers

The house that is number three from the corner.

Ranked number six in her class.

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#### Number

One item in a group or series considered to be in numerical order

An old number of a magazine.

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#### Number

An indefinite quantity of units or individuals

The crowd was small in number. A number of people complained.

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#### Number

(Grammar) The indication, as by inflection, of the singularity, duality, or plurality of a linguistic form.

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#### Number

Metrical feet or lines; verses

"These numbers will I tear, and write in prose" (Shakespeare).

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#### Number

One of the separate offerings in a program of music or other entertainment

The band's second number was a march.

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#### Number

(Slang) A frequently repeated, characteristic speech, argument, or performance

Suspects doing their usual number—protesting innocence.

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#### Number

(Slang) A person or thing singled out for a particular characteristic

A crafty number.

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#### Number

To assign a number to or mark with a number

Did you number the pages of the report?.

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#### Number

To determine the number or amount of; count

Tickets sold for the show were numbered at 500.

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#### Number

To total in number or amount; add up to

The ships in the harbor number around 100.

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#### Number

To have as a total; amount to a number

The applicants numbered in the thousands.

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#### Number

(countable) An abstract entity used to describe quantity.

Zero, one, −1, 2.5, and pi are all numbers.

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#### Number

(countable) A numeral: a symbol for a non-negative integer.

The number 8 is usually made with a single stroke.

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#### Number

An element of one of several sets: natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers, and sometimes extensions such as hypercomplex numbers, etc.

The equation $e^\{i\backslash pi\}+1=0$ includes the most important numbers: 1, 0, $\backslash pi$, $i$, and $e$.

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#### Number

(Followed by a numeral; used attributively) Indicating the position of something in a list or sequence. Abbreviations: No or No., no or no. (in each case, sometimes written with a superscript "o", like Nº or №). The symbol "#" is also used in this manner.

Horse number 5 won the race.

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#### Number

Quantity.

Any number of people can be reading from a given repository at a time.

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#### Number

A sequence of digits and letters used to register people, automobiles, and various other items.

Her passport number is C01X864TN.

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#### Number

(grammar) Of a word or phrase, the state of being singular, dual or plural, shown by inflection.

Adjectives and nouns should agree in gender, number, and case.

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#### Number

(countable) A performance; especially, a single song or song and dance routine within a larger show.

For his second number, he sang "The Moon Shines Bright".

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#### Number

A marijuana cigarette, or joint; also, a quantity of marijuana bought from a dealer.

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#### Number

(dated) An issue of a periodical publication.

The latest number of a magazine

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#### Number

A large amount, in contrast to a smaller amount; numerical preponderance.

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#### Number

(transitive) To label (items) with numbers; to assign numbers to (items).

Number the baskets so that we can find them easily.

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#### Number

(intransitive) To total or count; to amount to.

I don’t know how many books are in the library, but they must number in the thousands.

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#### Number

That which admits of being counted or reckoned; a unit, or an aggregate of units; a numerable aggregate or collection of individuals; an assemblage made up of distinct things expressible by figures.

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#### Number

A collection of many individuals; a numerous assemblage; a multitude; many.

Ladies are always of great use to the party they espouse, and never fail to win over numbers.

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#### Number

A numeral; a word or character denoting a number; as, to put a number on a door.

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#### Number

Numerousness; multitude.

Number itself importeth not much in armies where the people are of weak courage.

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#### Number

The state or quality of being numerable or countable.

Of whom came nations, tribes, people, and kindreds out of number.

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#### Number

That which is regulated by count; poetic measure, as divisions of time or number of syllables; hence, poetry, verse; - chiefly used in the plural.

I lisped in numbers, for the numbers came.

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#### Number

The distinction of objects, as one, or more than one (in some languages, as one, or two, or more than two), expressed (usually) by a difference in the form of a word; thus, the singular number and the plural number are the names of the forms of a word indicating the objects denoted or referred to by the word as one, or as more than one.

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#### Number

The measure of the relation between quantities or things of the same kind; that abstract species of quantity which is capable of being expressed by figures; numerical value.

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#### Number

To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate.

If a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.

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#### Number

To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.

He was numbered with the transgressors.

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#### Number

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.

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#### Number

To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of; as, the army numbers fifty thousand.

Thy tears can not number the dead.

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#### Number

The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals;

He had a number of chores to do

The number of parameters is small

The figure was about a thousand

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#### Number

A concept of quantity derived from zero and units;

Every number has a unique position in the sequence

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#### Number

A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;

He did his act three times every evening

She had a catchy little routine

It was one of the best numbers he ever did

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#### Number

A numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification;

She refused to give them her Social Security number

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#### Number

The number is used in calling a particular telephone;

He has an unlisted number

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#### Number

A symbol used to represent a number;

He learned to write the numerals before he went to school

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#### Number

One of a series published periodically;

She found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom

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#### Number

A select company of people;

I hope to become one of their number before I die

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#### Number

The grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural);

In English the subject and the verb must agree in number

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#### Number

An item of merchandise offered for sale;

She preferred the black nylon number

This sweater is an all-wool number

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#### Number

Add up in number or quantity;

The bills amounted to $2,000

The bill came to $2,000

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#### Number

Put into a group;

The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

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#### Number

Determine the number or amount of;

Can you count the books on your shelf?

Count your change

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## FAQs

#### Which vowel is used before Number?

Any vowel can be used before "number" based on context and proper grammar.

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#### What is the verb form of Number?

"Number" itself can be a verb, e.g., to number the pages of a book.

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#### Why is it called Number?

It is called "number" due to its derivation from the Latin "numerus," meaning a count or tally.

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#### What is the root word of Number?

The root is derived from the Latin word "numerus."

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#### Which preposition is used with Number?

Various prepositions can be used with "number," like "of" in "a number of."

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#### Is Number an abstract noun?

Yes, it can be considered an abstract noun when not related to a specific quantity.

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#### Which conjunction is used with Number?

No specific conjunction is exclusively used with "number."

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#### Which article is used with Number?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.

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#### Is the Number term a metaphor?

It is not inherently a metaphor but can be used metaphorically.

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#### Is Number a negative or positive word?

Number is neutral and neither negative nor positive.

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#### Is Number a vowel or consonant?

Number is a word, consisting of both vowels and consonants.

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#### Is the word Number imperative?

Number can be used in an imperative sentence but is not imperative per se.

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#### What is the opposite of Number?

There isn't a strict opposite, but "word" might be considered antithetical in some contexts.

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#### What is a stressed syllable in Number?

The first syllable, "num," is stressed.

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#### How is Number used in a sentence?

"She wrote the number clearly on the board."

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#### Which determiner is used with Number?

Determiners like "the," "a," "each," or "every" can be used.

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