
Adjective: cardinal kaa(r)dn(u)l or kaa(r)din(u)l Serving as an essential component
"a cardinal rule";  central, fundamental, key, primal  Being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
"cardinal numbers" Noun: cardinal kaa(r)dn(u)l or kaa(r)din(u)l (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
 The number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
 cardinal number  A variable colour averaging a vivid red
 carmine  Crested thickbilled North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
 cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbird
Derived forms: cardinals See also: 0, 1, 10, 100, 1000, 101, 105, 11, 110, 115, 12, 120, 125, 13, 130, 135, 14, 140, 145, 15, 150, 155, 16, 160, 165, 17, 170, 175, 18, 180, 19, 190, 2, 20, 200, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 3, 30, 300, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 4, 40, 400, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 5, 50, 500, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 6, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 7, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 8, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 9, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, ane [UK, dialect], bajillion [informal], bazillion [N. Amer, informal], billion, c, cc, ccc, cd, ci, cl, clv, clx, clxv, clxx, clxxv, clxxx, cv, cx, cxl, cxlv, cxv, cxx, cxxv, cxxx, cxxxv, d, dozen, eight, eighteen, eighty, eightyeight, eightyfive, eightyfour, eightynine, eightyone, eightyseven, eightysix, eightythree, eightytwo, eleven, fifteen, fifty, fiftyeight, fiftyfive, fiftyfour, fiftynine, fiftyone, fiftyseven, fiftysix, fiftythree, fiftytwo, five, five hundred, forty, fortyeight, fortyfive, fortyfour, fortynine, fortyone, fortyseven, fortysix, fortythree, fortytwo, four, four hundred, fourscore [archaic], fourteen, gazillion [informal], half dozen, halfdozen, hundred, hundred and one, hundred thousand, i, ii, iii, ilx, ilxx, ilxxx, important, iv, ix, ixc, ixl, k, l, li, lii, liii, lv, lvi, lvii, lviii, lx, lxi, lxii, lxiii, lxiv, lxv, lxvi, lxvii, lxviii, lxx, lxxi, lxxii, lxxiii, lxxiv, lxxv, lxxvi, lxxvii, lxxviii, lxxx, lxxxi, lxxxii, lxxxiii, lxxxiv, lxxxv, lxxxvi, lxxxvii, lxxxviii, m, million, nine, nineteen, ninety, ninetyeight, ninetyfive, ninetyfour, ninetynine, ninetyone, ninetyseven, ninetysix, ninetythree, ninetytwo, nonzero, of import, one, one hundred, one hundred eighty, one hundred fifteen, one hundred fifty, one hundred fiftyfive, one hundred five, one hundred forty, one hundred fortyfive, one hundred ninety, one hundred one, one hundred seventy, one hundred seventyfive, one hundred sixty, one hundred sixtyfive, one hundred ten, one hundred thirty, one hundred thirtyfive, one hundred twenty, one hundred twentyfive, one thousand, seven, seventeen, seventy, seventyeight, seventyfive, seventyfour, seventynine, seventyone, seventyseven, seventysix, seventythree, seventytwo, six, sixteen, sixty, sixtyeight, sixtyfive, sixtyfour, sixtynine, sixtyone, sixtyseven, sixtysix, sixtythree, sixtytwo, squillion [informal], ten, ten thousand, thirteen, thirty, thirtyeight, thirtyfive, thirtyfour, thirtynine, thirtyone, thirtyseven, thirtysix, thirtythree, thirtytwo, thousand, three, three hundred, threescore [archaic], trillion, twelve, twenty, twentyeight, twentyfive, twentyfour, twentynine, twentyone, twentyseven, twentysix, twentythree, twentytwo, two, two hundred, twoscore [archaic], v, vi, vii, viii, x, xc, xci, xcii, xciii, xciv, xcl, xcv, xcvi, xcvii, xcviii, xi, xii, xiii, xiv, xix, xl, xli, xlii, xliii, xliv, xlv, xlvi, xlvii, xlviii, xv, xvi, xvii, xviii, xx, xxi, xxii, xxiii, xxiv, xxix, xxv, xxvi, xxvii, xxviii, xxx, xxxi, xxxii, xxxiii, xxxiv, xxxv, xxxvi, xxxvii, xxxviii, zero, zillion [informal] Type of: bishop, finch, number, red, redness Antonym: ordinal Part of: cardinalate, College of Cardinals, genus Richmondena, Richmondena, Sacred College, Sacred College of Cardinals Encyclopedia: Cardinal, Martin 