What does Three mean?

Definitions for Three
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Three.

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
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Three in sign language?

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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. James Cameron:

    We spent several weeks breaking story and figuring out what type of story we wanted to tell so we would have something to pitch Linda( Hamilton, aka Sarah Connor), when we got a handle on something, we looked at it as a three-film arc, so there is a greater story there to be told.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    There are three unquestionable and deciding factors that determine the beginning, the future and the end of all things including humans. Guess what they are? First and foremost among them is God who has the final say. And that's why, humans do propose their plans. But, God do dispose them unannounced. The second is time which can never be recycled when misused or lost by anyone. But, when it is utilized expected or maximum result will be the case. The last but not the least among them is destiny which is divine and meant to prevail over every human life. And just because of its divinity, it's ever unstoppable. I mean, no human can manipulate his or her destiny QED.

  3. Khaled Dawoud:

    I know of no other country in the world that jails young people for three or five years for taking part in peaceful protests.

  4. Roger Caras:

    There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.

  5. Colin Cieszynski:

    We are getting some defensive capital flows again and some of that is going back into gold, with people getting worried about economies in China and Japan and even in Europe, it's interesting because after materials, the next three sectors in terms of performance today on the TSX are healthcare, telecom and utilities, which are the defensive sectors.

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