A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as 3; this many dots (•••).
a hand of three cards of the same value in three card brag
‘A prile beats a running flush.’;
Describing a set or group with three elements.
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.
One more than two; two and one.
‘Three solemn aisles approach the shrine.’;
The number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects.
A symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii.
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
being one more than two