Associations to the word «Four»

Pictures for the word «Four»


FOUR, noun. (countable) The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.
FOUR, noun. (countable) Anything measuring four units, as length.
FOUR, noun. A person who is four years old.
FOUR, noun. (cricket) (countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which bounces on the ground before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 4 runs for the batting team. If the ball does not bounce before passing over the boundary, a six is awarded instead.
FOUR, noun. (rowing) Quadruple sculls.
FOUR, noun. (obsolete) A four-pennyworth of spirits.
FOUR BY TWO, noun. (Australia) (UK) (NZ) A length of sawn wood of cross section 4 inches by 2 inches, most often employed as structural framing lumber / timber.
FOUR BY TWO, noun. (UK) (military) A cotton cloth 4 inches wide with lines two inches apart, conveniently torn into two inch lengths for cleaning a rifle barrel using a pull through.
FOUR BY TWO, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A Jew.
FOUR BY TWOS, noun. Plural of four by two
FOUR CLASSIC NOVELS, proper noun. The four works of Chinese literature most highly-regarded in Chinese literary criticism: the Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong, the Water Margin by Shi Nai'an, the Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en, and the Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
FOUR CORNERS, proper noun. An area in the United States of America around the quadripoint of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah
FOUR DOOR HOUSE, noun. (real estate) A house with four doors, specifically a house with a garage, a garage door that connects to the home, a front door, and a back door.
FOUR EYES, noun. Alternative form of four-eyes
FOUR F'S, proper noun. (chiefly jocular and euphemistic) A set of four basic biological instincts, commonly listed as "Feeding, Fighting, Fleeing and Fucking."
FOUR FINGERS, noun. (baseball) The sign made by the manager directing the pitcher to issue an intentional walk.
FOUR FOOT, noun. (rail transport) (colloquial) the space between the rails on a standard gauge railway line.
FOUR FOOT, noun. (curling): Alternative form of 4-foot
FOUR HORSEMEN, noun. Alternative form of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE, proper noun. (biblical) Four beings in Revelation 6:1–8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.
FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE, proper noun. (idiomatic) Harbingers of doom; several signs which combine to imply the imminence of literal or figurative destruction.
FOUR L, noun. A law student in his or her fourth year of law school; generally an unusual situation occurring where a student has either taken an extended part-time curriculum, or has failed a class needed for graduation and must stay on for an extra semester after the three L year.
FOUR O'CLOCK, noun. The start of the fifth hour of the day in both the 12-hour and the 24-hour clock; 4:00.
FOUR OF A KIND, noun. (card games) Four cards of the same rank.
FOUR OH FOUR, noun. (slang) (US) a naive or clueless person.
FOUR ON THE FLOOR, noun. Alternative spelling of four-on-the-floor
FOUR ONE ONE, noun. (slang) (US) information
FOUR PENNY NAIL, noun. Alternative form of fourpenny nail
FOUR PIPS, noun. (poker slang) four of a kind, aces.
FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS AGO, adverb. (idiomatic) As an opener, a sometimes sarcastic indicator to indicate a past event being mentioned is particularly important.
FOUR SCORE SEVEN YEARS AGO, adverb. Alternative form of four score and seven years ago
FOUR SHEETS TO THE WIND, adjective. (idiomatic) Extremely drunk
FOUR SQUARE, noun. A sport played by four players where players have to hit a ball into other people's squares, and attempt to make a return hit.
FOUR THIEVES' VINEGAR, noun. (UK) (archaic) Vinegar mixed with camphor and essential oils, formerly used as medicine.
FOUR TREASURES OF THE STUDY, noun. (idiomatic): an expression used to denote the brush, ink, paper and inkstone used in Chinese and other East Asian calligraphic traditions.

Dictionary definition

FOUR, noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one.
FOUR, noun. A playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips.
FOUR, adjective. Being one more than three.

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi