What does three mean?

Definitions for three
θrithree

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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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  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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Pat Shurmur:

    I think when his time comes, hes going to be ready, i still think weve got training camp left to push through, weve got preseason games left to push through. I would say right now, were three weeks from any of us being ready, so thats sort of where were at. Weve got work to do, and so thats how I approach that. That would be my answer to that question, I guess.

  2. Yoweri Museveni:

    In this wave, the intensity of severe and critically ill Covid-19 patients and death is higher than what we experienced in the first wave, in the previous wave, it took us three to four months to get to the current state of critical and severe patients, while in the second wave it has taken us less than two weeks.

  3. Joshua Barrett:

    When you look out your front door and you see three bars and a sign that says ‘ Live Bait ’ and you look at your neighbors houses an they’re just not the same quality of home that you’re buying or you’re renovating I think caveat emptor ; I think it’s buyer beware, i ’m a little disappointed in that. I think it’s not fair.

  4. Michael Beck:

    I just love being here with all the fans. I see kids coming here, eight years old, and I go 'How do you even know about this movie,' i found out something today. One of the stunt guys who played one of the Furies, he came up to me and told me, 'Thirty-seven years ago, you broke three of my ribs with a baseball bat.' I told him I was sorry. I didn't mean to.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Members of the alliance must finally contribute their fair share and meet their financial obligations, twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying for their defense. This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States.

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