four Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
adjective satellite being one more than three
, AS. feówer
; akin to OS. fiwar
, D. & G. vier
, OHG. fior
, Icel. fjrir
, Sw. fyra
, Dan. fire
, Goth. fidwr
, Russ. chetuire
, W. pedwar
, L. quatuor
, Gr. , , , Skr. catur
. 302. Cf. Farthing
of paper, tetrarch
- 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.
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