four: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fôr, fōr), [key]
— 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 playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with four pips.
  5. alternate four-bar passages, as played in sequence by different soloists: with guitar and piano trading fours.
    1. an automobile powered by a four-cylinder engine.
    2. the engine itself.
  6. See(def. 3).
  1. amounting to four in number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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