Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Integer

whole number

Origin of the word Integer

  1. 1508, "whole, entire" (adj.), from L. integer "whole," lit. "intact, untouched," from in- "not" + root of tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Noun meaning "a whole number" (opposed to fraction) first recorded 1571. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Integer

indexer, inducer

via soundex() Hash Matches

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

American Liquorice

North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties