- One more than two in quantity; one plus one plus one; [written form for the numeral 3.]
- Number of times that a person will surface before drowning.
see three, adj.
- Two plus one.
- Phrase. “two or three”: a small number; a few people.
- Phrase. “Half past Three”: 3:30 p.m.; 15:00 on the clock; mid-afternoon time marking.
- Phrase. “Three score and Ten”: seventy (70) years of age.