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## In′te-ger

,
Noun.
[L.
integer
untouched, whole, entire. See
Entire
.]
A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.
Complex integer
(Theory of Numbers)
,
an expression of the form
a + b√-1
, where a and b are real integers.

## IN'TEGER

,
Noun.
[L. See Entire.] The whole of any thing; particularly, in arithmetic, a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction. Thus in the number 54.7, in decimal arithmetic, 54 is an integer,and 7 a fraction, or seven tenths of a unit.

# integer

## English

### Noun

integer (plural integers)

1. (arithmetic) A number that is not a fraction; an element of the infinite and numerable set {...,-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3,...}.

#### Synonyms

• whole number, when understood to include negative numbers and zero.

#### Translations

• integer in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
• integer in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

## Dutch

### Pronunciation

integer (comparative integerder, superlative integerst)

1. honest, trustworthy, having integrity

#### Inflection

Inflection of integer
uninflected integer
inflected integere
comparative
positive
indefinite m./f. sing. integere
n. sing. integer
plural integere
definite integere
partitive integers

## German

### Pronunciation

integer (comparative integrer, superlative am integersten)

1. with integrity, of integrity

## Latin

### Etymology

From Proto-Italic *entagros, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-th₂g-ro-, from *teh₂g- (whence tangō).

### Pronunciation

integer m (feminine integra, neuter integrum); first/second declension

##### Inflection

First/second declension, nominative masculine singular in -er.

 Number Singular Plural Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter integer integra integrum integrī integrae integra integrī integrae integrī integrōrum integrārum integrōrum integrō integrō integrīs integrum integram integrum integrōs integrās integra integrō integrā integrō integrīs integer integra integrum integrī integrae integra

#### Descendants

 Aromanian: ãntreg, ntreg Asturian: enteru, integru (borrowing) Catalan: enter, íntegre (borrowing) Dalmatian: intric English: entire, integer (borrowing) Old French: entier French: entier, intègre (borrowing) Friulian: intîr Galician: enteiro, íntegro (borrowing) Italian: integro (borrowing), intero Norman: entchi Ladin: ntier Occitan: entièr Old Portuguese: enteiro, enteyro Old Spanish: entero, entrego, entegro (borrowing) Portuguese: íntegro (borrowing), inteiro Romanian: întreg, integru (borrowing) Romansch: entir Sardinian: interu Sicilian: nteru Spanish: entero, íntegro (borrowing) Venetian: intier, intiero, intrego, intriego Walloon: entier

### References

• integer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
• integer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
• Félix Gaffiot (1934), “integer”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
• Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
• sound, unimpaired senses: sensus sani, integri, incorrupti
• it is no longer in my power: mihi non est integrum, ut...
• to leave the question open; to refuse to commit oneself: integrum (causam integram) sibi reservare
• to reinstate a person in his right: aliquem in integrum (vid. sect. V. 4, note The proper...) restituere
• an impartial witness: testis incorruptus atque integer
• to send fresh troops to take the place of those wearied with fighting: integros defatigatis summittere
• fresh troops relieve the tired men: integri et recentes defatigatis succedunt
• (ambiguous) to be in the prime of life: integra aetate esse
• (ambiguous) the matter is still undecided; it is an open question: res integra est
• (ambiguous) I have not yet committed myself: res mihi integra est
• integer in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700, pre-publication website, 2005-2016

## Limburgish

### Etymology

Borrowing from Latin integer.