Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun three

2 senses of three

Sense 1

three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace -- (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one)

=> digit, figure -- (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits")

Sense 2

trey, three -- (one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips)

=> playing card -- (one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games)

Antonyms of adj three

1 sense of three

Sense 1

three, 3, iii -- (being one more than two)

INDIRECT (VIA cardinal) -> ordinal -- (being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh")

Similarity of adj three

1 sense of three

Sense 1

three, 3, iii -- (being one more than two)

=> cardinal (vs. ordinal) -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")