Definitions for THREE

THREE three

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IPA: /θri/

Three is a 5 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 8 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 7 points.

You can make 47 anagrams from letters in THREE (eehrt).

Definitions for THREE


  1. a cardinal number, 2 plus 1.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 3 or III.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with three pips.


  1. three sheets in the wind. sheet2 (def 3).


  1. amounting to three in number.

Origin of THREE

before 900; Middle English; Old English thrēo, thrīo, feminine and neuter of thrī(e); cognate with Dutch drie, German drei, Old Norse thrīr, Gothic threis, Greek treîs, Latin trēs three, ter

Examples for THREE

Twin buglers played “Taps” and three police helicopters flew overhead in the missing-man formation.

Methought anon you saw me go down with three pikes in my breast.

One of the other cops fired three times and those who were still able to give chase did.

You've been so devoted to her for three days that you've hardly bowed to old friends.

So I was looking back at the years, and that really popped out at me, those three years.

three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.

For three days and three nights, Paralus remained in complete oblivion.

Stater—A gold coin; estimated at about twelve shillings, three pence.

Mina, (plural Minæ)—Four pounds, three shillings, four pence.

Of the three nominated, Webster did the best, receiving 12 votes, Gohmert and Yoho received three and two votes, respectively.

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