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It Has 5 letters ( t h r e e )         2 vowels ( e e )         3 consonants ( t h r )         Word on the contrary eerht

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - NUMERAL
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THREE * (cardinal) A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as 3; This many dots (•••). * 1912, Zane Grey, _Riders of the Purple Sage_, Chapter 8 Venters began to count them—one—two—THREE—four—on up to sixteen. * (of a set or group) Having three elements. RELATED TERMS * third, thrice, triple SYNONYMS * (numerical value): leash, tether (dialectal) TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * Table of cardinal numbers 0 to 9 in various languages

three

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as 3; This many dots (•••).
  2. (of a set or group) Having three elements.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* thre, threy, thrie (all obsolete)

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English, from Old English _þrī_, from Proto-Germanic _*þrīz_, from Proto-Indo-European _*tréyes_.

From Middle English, from Old English þrī, from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: thrē * (UK) IPA(key): /θɹiː/ * (US) IPA(key): /θɹi/ * Rhymes: -iː

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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THREE (_plural_ THREES) * The digit/figure 3. * Anything measuring three units, as length. _Put all the THREES in a separate container._ * 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._ * The playing card featuring three pips. TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * threefold * threepence * threesome * thruppence * three-up SEE ALSO * (_playing cards_) PLAYING CARD; ace, deuce, two, THREE, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, jack, queen, king, joker

three (plural threes)

  1. The digit/figure 3.
  2. Anything measuring three units, as length.
    Put all the threes in a separate container.
  3. 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. The playing card featuring three pips.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* Ether, ether, Reeth, theer, there

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryMANX - ETYMOLOGY
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Manx - Etymology

From Old Irish _trí_, from Proto-Celtic _*trīs_, from Proto-Indo-European _*tréyes_.

From Old Irish trí, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryMANX - PRONUNCIATION
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Manx - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /t̪riː/

  • IPA(key): /t̪riː/

Which the Definition/Meaning of three in categoryMANX - NUMERAL
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Manx - Numeral

THREE * (cardinal) three

three

  1. (cardinal) three


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