Number and Symbol


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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

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


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Symbol noun – A device, design, or figure used as an identifying mark.
Number is a synonym for symbol. You can use "Number" instead a noun "Symbol".
Nearby Words: symbolic, symbolized, symbolism, symbolical, symbolised
Synonyms for Symbol

How words are described

good good number good symbol
similar similar number similar symbol
certain certain number certain symbol
original original number original symbol
Other adjectives: small, real, large, huge, new, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • People who got into the game's Secret group also expected a beta due to one of the masks having the beta symbol and the number two next to it.
    Source: Lying Creator
  • Arc Words When this is a number instead of a phrase, it's Arc Number, and Arc Symbol if it's an image.
    Source: Arc Words
  • Video Game / Mario Kart There's the Crazy 8 item, the Mach 8 kart, it's used as the default racer symbol, various courses containing 8s in their map, Miis are always the eighth character unlocked... Arc Symbol: The track maps Mario Kart 8 often feature the number "8" somehow.
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