(noun, verb)


1. one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

- 0 and 1 are digits

Similar word(s): figure

Definition categories: quantity, integer

2. the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

Similar word(s): finger, fingerbreadth

Definition categories: quantity

3. a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates

Similar word(s): dactyl

Definition categories: body, appendage, extremity, member

Sentences with digit as a noun:

- The digits of the decimal number system are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, and those in the hexadecimal number system are those in the decimal system along with A, B, C, D, E and F.

- The number 2307 has four digits: the thousands digit is 2; the hundreds digit is 3; the tens digit is 0; and the units digit is 7.

- That girl likes me — she gave me her digits.

- An eclipse of eight digits is one which hides two thirds of the diameter of the disk.


1. (transitive) To point at or point out with the finger.