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-acenoun

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

  2. trey, threeadjective

    one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips

  3. three, 3, iiiadjective

    being one more than two

Wiktionary

  1. threenoun

    The digit/figure 3.

  2. threenoun

    Anything measuring three units, as length.

    Put all the threes in a separate container.

  3. threenoun

    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. threenoun

    The playing card featuring three pips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Threeadjective

    one more than two; two and one

  2. Threenoun

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

  3. Threenoun

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

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

Anagrams for Three »

  1. Ether, ether, Reeth, theer, there

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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. New Jersey Bubba Watson:

    All in all, it's a good round but the back nine ... if I just make a better swing on the par-three and then a two-putt, it's not too bad, i missed the cut the last time I played here so we are ahead of the curve right now.

  2. Kevin Bellicourt:

    It makes a team like Spire have a business model where, in three years, we feel like we can be a top 15 Cup team. With this car, that's possible.

  3. Upendra Tripathy:

    Their basic problems are who is the buyer, where is the land and can India have a regime where they can raise low-cost capital? these three issues have to be addressed and we are addressing them.

  4. Proverb:

    But now I was a rich man, three things have left me bare; dice, wine, and women, these three have made me poor.

  5. Maxim Behar:

    Many things will disappear from each of the three main communications industries so that a new industry can be born. I don`t know what it will be called. It could be named social relations.

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