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four

a numeral
Not to be confused with:
for – on behalf of; in favor of; because; since
fore – forward; front part; warning by golfer
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four

 (fôr)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 3 + 1.
2. The fourth in a set or sequence.
3. Something having four parts, units, or members, such as a musical quartet or a four-cylinder engine.
Idiom:
all fours
All four limbs of an animal or person: a baby crawling on all fours.

[Middle English, from Old English fēower; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

four adj. & pron.
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four

(fɔː)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 4, IV, etc, representing this number
3. (Games, other than specified) something representing, represented by, or consisting of four units, such as a playing card with four symbols on it
4. Also called: four o'clock four hours after noon or midnight
5. (Cricket) cricket
a. a shot that crosses the boundary after hitting the ground
b. the four runs scored for such a shot
6. (Rowing) rowing
a. a racing shell propelled by four oarsmen pulling one oar each, with or without a cox
b. the crew of such a shell
determiner
a. amounting to four: four thousand eggs; four times.
b. (as pronoun): four are ready.
[Old English fēower; related to Old Frisian fiūwer, Old Norse fjōrir, Old High German fior, Latin quattuor, Greek tessares, Sanskrit catur]
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four

(fɔr, foʊr)

n.
1. a cardinal number, three plus one.
2. a symbol of this number, 4 or IV or IIII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4.
a. an automobile powered by a four-cylinder engine.
b. the engine itself.
adj.
5. amounting to four in number.
[before 1000; Middle English four, fower, Old English fēower; c. Old Saxon fi(u)war, Old High German fior, Gothic fidwor]
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Four

 a polo team; a rowing team; a hit at cricket in which four runs are scored, 1836.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and onefour - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.four - a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
dice, die - a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
domino - a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots
spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
Adj.1.four - being one more than threefour - being one more than three    
4, iv
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

four

determiner quartet She is married with four children.
Related words
combining forms quadri-, tetra-
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Translations
أَرْبَعَالرابِعالرَّقم 4عُمر الأربع سنواتعَمْرُه 4 سنوات
четири
quatreqüern
čtyřičtyřletý
firefire årfire år gammel
vierDoppelvierer
kvar
neli
neljänelonen
četiri
négy
empat
fjóriròrjátíu mínútur yfir/gengin, hálf-fjögurfjögurra árafjórar
4
keturiketvertasketvirtasketvirtasisketvirtoji
četrgadīgsčetričetrinieksčetru gadu vecums
patru
štyrištyri roky
štiri
четири
fyra
nne
สี่
dörtdört yaşıdört yaşında
чотири
bốn

four

[fɔːʳ]
A. ADJcuatro
see also corner A2
B. N
1.cuatro m
to form foursformar a cuatro, dividirse en grupos de cuatro
to make up a four for bridgecompletar los cuatro para jugar al bridge
2. on all foursa gatas
to go on all foursir a gatas
see five for usage
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

four

[ˈfɔːr] num
quatre
She's four → Elle a quatre ans.
on all fours (= on hands and knees) → à quatre pattesfour-door [ˌfɔːrˈdɔːr] adj [car] → quatre portes, à quatre portesfour-engined plane nquadrimoteur mfour-eyes [ˈfɔːraɪz] nbinoclard(e) m/f four-leaf clover ntrèfle m à quatre feuillesfour-legged [ˌfɔːrˈlɛgd] adjà quatre pattesfour-legged friend n (humorous)compagnon m à quatre pattesfour-letter word ngros mot mfour-poster [ˌfɔːrˈpəʊstər] n (also four-poster bed) → lit m à baldaquin
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four

adjvier; open to the four windsWind und Wetter ausgesetzt; scattered to the four windsin alle vier Winde zerstreut; the Four Hundred (US) → die oberen zehntausend
nVier f; on all foursauf allen vieren; will you make up a four for bridge?haben Sie Lust, beim Bridge den vierten Mann zu machen? ? also six

four

:
four-ball
n (Golf) → Vierer m
four-colour, (US) four-color
adj (Typ) → Vierfarb-; four advertisementVierfarbanzeige f; four printingVierfarbdruck m
four-cycle
adj (US) = four-stroke
four-dimensional
adj attrvierdimensional
four-door
adj attrviertürig
four-eyes
n sing (hum inf)Bebrillte(r) mf (hum inf); (= woman also)Brillenschlange f (hum inf)
four-figure
adj attrvierstellig
fourfold
adjvierfach
adv increaseum das Vierfache
four-footed
adjvierfüßig
four-four time
n (Mus) → Viervierteltakt m
four-handed
adj (Mus) → vierhändig, für vier Hände, zu vier Händen
four-in-hand
nVierspänner m
four-leaf clover, four-leaved clover
nvierblättriges Kleeblatt
four-legged
adjvierbeinig
four-letter word
four-minute mile
nVierminutenmeile f
four-part
adj attr series, programmevierteilig; planaus vier Teilen bestehend; (Mus) → für vier Stimmen; harmony, choirvierstimmig

four

:
four-poster (bed)
nHimmelbett nt
fourscore
adj (obs)achtzig
four-seater
adjviersitzig
nViersitzer m
foursome
nQuartett nt; (Sport) → Viererspiel nt; to go out in a fourzu viert ausgehen
foursquare
adj
(lit, = square) → viereckig
(fig: = firm) → unerschütterlich
adv
(lit, = squarely) → fest
(fig: = firmly) standfest, entschlossen
four-star
adjVier-Sterne-; four hotel/restaurantVier-Sterne-Hotel/-Restaurant nt
four-star general
n (US) → Vier-Sterne-General m
four-star petrol
n (Brit) → Super(benzin) nt
four-stroke
adj four engineViertaktmotor m

four

:
four-way
adjzu viert; four valveVierwegeventil nt
four-way stop
n (US Aut) Kreuzung, an der alle Verkehrsteilnehmer Vorfahrt gewähren müssen
four-wheel drive, 4WD
n (Aut) → Vierradantrieb m; (vehicle) → Geländefahrzeug nt
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four

[fɔː]
1. adjquattro inv
2. nquattro m inv
on all fours → (a) carponi
for usage see five
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

four

(foː) noun
1. the number or figure 4.
2. the age of 4.
adjective
1. 4 in number.
2. aged 4.
four-
having four (of something). a four-man team.
fourth noun
1. one of four equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of four (people, things etc); the next after the third.
ˈfoursome noun
a group of four people, especially for playing games, eg golf. We'll play in a foursome.
ˈfour-year-old noun
a person or animal that is four years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is four years old.
on all fours
on hands and knees. He went up the steep path on all fours.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

four

أَرْبَعَ čtyři fire vier τέσσερα cuatro neljä quatre četiri quattro 4 vier fire cztery quatro четыре fyra สี่ dört bốn
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