Four - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word four
Brit.  |fɔː|  British pronunciation of the word four

noun

- the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one (syn: 4, foursome, iv, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad)
- a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips (syn: four-spot)

adjective

- being one more than three (syn: 4, iv)

Examples

“What time is it?” “It's four.”

I leave each day at four.

She is married with four children.

They arrived just after four (=four o'clock).

Luke will soon be four (=four years old).

Word forms

noun
singular: four
plural: fours
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