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Definition of Three

  • One more than two; two and one.
  • The number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects.
  • A symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii.
  • one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
  • the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

How to use three in a sentence. Three pronunciation.

Three times he tapped in the same way.
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In three hours more would have fallen the coup.
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Two people had seen the train plunge to destruction-the solitary horseman whom David had watched kneel upon his sheepskin, and who now from a far hill had seen the disaster, but had not seen the three jump for their lives, and a fisherman on the bank, who ran shouting towards a village standing back from the river.
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Within two or three years after the appearance in 1698 of Jeremy Collier's 'A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage', the bitter exchanges of reply and counter-reply to the charges of gross licentiousness in the London theaters had subsided.
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Among the tracts opposing the theaters was an anonymous pamphlet entitled 'A Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage', a piece which was published early in 1704 and which appeared in three editions before the end of that year.
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Three editions were issued in 1704.
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In two or three weeks I had grown wonderfully fascinated with the curious new country and concluded to put off my return to "the States" awhile.
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Three or four members of the Brigade had been there and located some timber lands on its shores and stored up a quantity of provisions in their camp.
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We descended on the other side, crossed the valley and toiled up another mountain three or four thousand miles high, apparently, and looked over again.
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We plodded on, two or three hours longer, and at last the Lake burst upon us-a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still!
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Three miles away was a saw-mill and some workmen, but there were not fifteen other human beings throughout the wide circumference of the lake.
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Three months of camp life on Lake Tahoe would restore an Egyptian mummy to his pristine vigor, and give him an appetite like an alligator.
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Three months later he was sleeping out of doors regularly, eating all he could hold, three times a day, and chasing game over mountains three thousand feet high for recreation.
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I superintended again, and as soon as we had eaten breakfast we got in the boat and skirted along the lake shore about three miles and disembarked.
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We liked the appearance of the place, and so we claimed some three hundred acres of it and stuck our "notices" on a tree.
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We cut down three trees apiece, and found it such heart-breaking work that we decided to "rest our case" on those; if they held the property, well and good; if they didn't, let the property spill out through the gaps and go; it was no use to work ourselves to death merely to save a few acres of land.
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If there is any life that is happier than the life we led on our timber ranch for the next two or three weeks, it must be a sort of life which I have not read of in books or experienced in person.
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So I baled out the seas we shipped, and Johnny pulled heavily through the billows till we had reached a point three or four miles beyond the camp.
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As soon as they let go, he placed all his feet in a bunch together, lowered his back, and then suddenly arched it upward, and shot me straight into the air a matter of three or four feet!
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I came as straight down again, lit in the saddle, went instantly up again, came down almost on the high pommel, shot up again, and came down on the horse's neck-all in the space of three or four seconds.
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Examples of Three

Example #1
Presently the door opened, and he stepped inside.
Example #2
A few minutes later he was tapping at the door of Mizraim, the Chief Eunuch.
Example #3
But from this man's words he knew that the stroke was now with the Prince Pasha.
Example #4
Mechanically he drew out his watch and looked at it.
Example #5
As the fisherman sped shrieking and beckoning to the villagers, David, Lacey, and Mahommed fought for their lives in the swift current, swimming at an angle upstream towards the shore; for, as Mahommed warned them, there were rocks below.
Example #6
When they came again to the surface, the little train with its handful of human freight had disappeared.