What does the word number mean?

Usage examples for number

  1. There are a great number of people here. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. Would you like to even the number? – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  3. Number Three, Room Six, you say. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin