four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, foursome, Little Joe(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
four, 4, iv(adj)
being one more than three
The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.
Anything measuring four units, as length.
Do you have any more fours? I want to make this a little taller.
A person who is fours years old.
I'll take the threes, fours and fives and go to the playground.
An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which bounces on the ground before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 4 runs for the batting team. If the ball does not bounce before passing over the boundary, a six is awarded instead.
A four-pennyworth of spirits.
Origin: fower, from feower, from fedwōr, from kʷetwóres. Cognate with German vier, Gothic 034603390333034503490342, Ancient Greek , Latin quattuor (French quatre, Portuguese quatro), Old Norse fjórir (Danish fire), Russian четыре, Sanskrit चतुर्.
one more than three; twice two
the sum of four units; four units or objects
a symbol representing four units, as 4 or iv
four things of the same kind, esp. four horses; as, a chariot and four
Origin: [OE. four, fower, feower, AS. fewer; akin to OS. fiwar, D. & G. vier, OHG. fior, Icel. fjrir, Sw. fyra, Dan. fire, Goth. fidwr, Russ. chetuire, chetvero, W. pedwar, L. quatuor, Gr. te`ttares, te`ssares, pi`syres, Skr. catur. 302. Cf. Farthing, Firkin, Forty, Cater four, Quater-cousin, Quatuor, Quire of paper, tetrarch.]
Four is the breakthrough album by American jam band Blues Traveler, released on September 13, 1994. Four peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and is most known for its hits "Run-Around" & "Hook", which charted at #8 & #23, respectively on the Billboard Hot 100. Both songs also charted in the top 20 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks & Hot Modern Rock Tracks charts, as well. According to the RIAA, the album is certified as 6x Platinum. "Run-Around" won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a duo or group.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr, adj. and n. two and two, a cardinal number.—adjs. Four′fold, folded four times: multiplied four times; Four′-foot′ed, having four feet; Four′-hand′ed, having four hands: of a game, played by four people; Four′-inched (Shak.), four inches broad.—ns. Four′-in-hand, a vehicle drawn by four horses, driven by one person: a team of four horses drawing a carriage—also adj.; Four′penny, a small silver coin worth fourpence formerly coined in England.—adj. worth fourpence.—n. Four′-post′er, a large bed with four posts on which to hang curtains.—adjs. Four′score, four times a score—80; Four′some, by fours: anything in which four act together—also n.; Four′square, having four equal sides and angles: square.—adjs. and ns. Four′teen, four and ten; Four′teenth, four or the fourth after the tenth.—adj. Fourth, next after the third.—n. one of four equal parts.—adv. Fourth′ly.—adj. Fourth′-rate, of the fourth class or order.—n. Four′-wheel′er, a carriage or cab with four wheels.—Go on all fours, to go on hands and knees. [A.S. féower; Ger. vier, L. quatuor, Gr. tessares.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'four' in Written Corpus Frequency: #126
The numerical value of four in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of four in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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