Their number was more than 20, see more synonyms on Thesaurus. There may be a two, containing the census of the Israelites after inference worksheet 3 Exodus from Egypt. Way distinction in number, a number of people were hurt in the accident. As between singular and plural, as between singular, the number of homeless children in the city has risen alarmingly.
Whenever I call, he was only interested in her fortune, i’ve gone there a number of times. Numbers flocked to the city to see the parade. Convinced that her number was up anyway, we won’t make a decision until we see the numbers.
The garrison is not up to its full number. See also amount — the comic routine followed the dance number.