cardinal number

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Synonyms for cardinal number

the number of elements in a mathematical set

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Ordinal numerals, as well as cardinal numerals, can be disjoined to form DNEs, as in this sentence:
Distant relatives are still given in the New SOED; there is a wide range of Indo-European cognates for many words, including foot, sit, wax, the prefix for-, and the cardinal numerals up to ten.