Number and Numeral

Number

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Number noun – A character used to represent a mathematical value.
Usage example: asked him to write out the equation in numbers, not letters

Numeral is a synonym for number in integer topic. In some cases you can use "Numeral" instead a noun "Number", when it comes to topics like symbol, representation, figures, unit of the mathematical system. popular alternative
Nearby Words: numberless, numbered, numbering
Synonyms for Number

Numeral

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Numeral noun – A character used to represent a mathematical value.
Usage example: write the answer in Roman numerals

Number is a synonym for numeral in integer topic. You can use "Number" instead a noun "Numeral", if it concerns topics such as symbol, representation, figures, symbol of mathematical system. popular alternative
Nearby Words: numerator, numerical, numeric, numeration, numerically
Synonyms for Numeral

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