[fɔː] or [fɔr]


(noun.) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one.

(adj.) being one more than three .

Editor: Will--From WordNet


(a.) One more than three; twice two.

(n.) The sum of four units; four units or objects.

(n.) A symbol representing four units, as 4 or iv.

(n.) Four things of the same kind, esp. four horses; as, a chariot and four.

Typist: Willard


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.

Edited by Gertrude


Typed by Abe


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