number off

verb

(adverb) to call out or cause to call out one's number or place in a sequence, esp in a rank of soldiersthe sergeant numbered his men off from the right

Nearby words

  1. number cruncher,
  2. number crunching,
  3. number eight wire,
  4. number is up, one's,
  5. number line,
  6. number one,
  7. number one wood,
  8. number opera,
  9. number seven iron,
  10. number sign

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