What does THREE mean?

Definitions for THREE
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. trey, three(adj)

    one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips

  3. three, 3, iii(adj)

    being one more than two

Wiktionary

  1. three(Noun)

    The digit/figure 3.

  2. three(Noun)

    Anything measuring three units, as length.

    Put all the threes in a separate container.

  3. three(Noun)

    A person who is three years old.

    All the threes will go in Mrs. Smith's class, while I'll take the fours and fives.

  4. three(Noun)

    The playing card featuring three pips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Three(adj)

    one more than two; two and one

  2. Three(noun)

    the number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects

  3. Three(noun)

    a symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii

Freebase

  1. Three

    Three is a 2002 horror film collaboration consisting of three omnibus segments by directors from three Asian countries. The segments are, in the following order: ⁕Memories, directed by Kim Ji-Woon - dialogue in Korean ⁕The Wheel, directed by Nonzee Nimibutr - dialogue in Thai ⁕Going Home, directed by Peter Chan - dialogue in Cantonese and Mandarin The project has a sequel, Three... Extremes following the same concept but with directors Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike and Park Chan-wook.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Three

    thrē, adj. and n. two and one.—adj. Three′-cor′nered, having three corners or angles: (bot.) having three prominent longitudinal angles, as a stem.—n. Three′-deck′er, ship of war carrying guns on three decks: an old-fashioned pulpit.—adjs. Three′fold, folded thrice: thrice repeated: consisting of three; Three′-foot, measuring three feet, or having three feet; Three′-leafed, -leaved (bot.), having three distinct leaflets: having the leaves arranged in threes; Three′-lobed (bot.), having three lobes; Three′-man (Shak.), worked by three men.—n. Three′-mas′ter, a ship with three masts.—adjs. Three′-nerved, having three nerves: (bot.) having three distinct nerves running longitudinally without branching, as a leaf; Three′-nooked (Shak.), three-cornered; Three′-part′ed, consisting of three parts: (bot.) divided into three parts down to the base, as a leaf.—n. Threepence (thrē′pens, coll. thrip′ens), three pennies: a silver coin of the value of threepence.—adj. Three′penny, worth threepence: of little worth: mean, vulgar.—ns. Three′-per-cents., bonds or other securities paying three per cent. interest, esp. a portion of the consolidated debt of Great Britain; Three′-pile (Shak.), the finest kind of velvet.—adjs. Three′-piled, set with a thick pile, as velvet: (Shak.) of the best quality: (Shak.) piled one on another; Three′ply, having three plies or folds; Three′score, three times a score, sixty (also n.); Three′-sid′ed, having three sides; Three′some, triple; Three′-suit′ed, having but three suits of clothes; Three′-valved, consisting of, or opening with, three valves.—Three F's, free sale, fixity of tenure, fair rent—the three demands of the Irish Land League; Three R's (see R); Three times three, three cheers thrice repeated. [A.S. þreó, þrý, þír; Ice. þrír, Gael. tri, Goth. threis, Ger. drei, L. tres, Gr. treis, Sans. tri.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'THREE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #121

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'THREE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #99

Anagrams for THREE »

  1. Ether, ether, Reeth, theer, there

How to pronounce THREE?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say THREE in sign language?

  1. three

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of THREE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of THREE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of THREE in a Sentence

  1. Dakota Shrader:

    And the next thing you know, we just hear... three gunshots, loud explosions, and all the teachers are telling us to run, run, go, like run.

  2. Richard Sorter:

    Phyllis Sorter was taken in front of her house by three guys with machine guns, phyllis Sorter is one of the most God-fearing people in the world and all she wants is for everybody to have a good life and to be happy — and equality.

  3. Stephen Curry:

    It's special. I talk about it every year, my dad having played here for three years. This is where he retired, back in '02, I lived here for a couple years, went to school out here. My wife grew up in Markham, right down the street. So a lot of family history, and that side of the family still lives here.

  4. Michael Karpf:

    This thing is beautiful, the car’s power is incredible. It handles fantastic. It’s hard to believe it’s almost three tons. I’m rather impressed with the car overall.

  5. Harold Mayne-Nicholls:

    Given that FIFA's Medical Commission has already determined it is unsafe to play in the traditional window of June and July, there are three alternatives, hosting the tournament in November and December but, since Christmas is generally celebrated across much of the globe, it is logical that World Cup must be concluded no later than Thursday, December 22.

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