American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands.
- v. To determine the number of; count.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To count; ascertain or tell over the number of; number; hence, to mention in detail; recount; recapitulate: as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.
- v. To specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order.
- v. To determine the amount of.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount.
- v. determine the number or amount of
- v. specify individually
- From Middle French enumeration, from Latin enumerationem ("a counting up"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin ēnumerāre, ēnumerāt-, to count out : ē-, ex-, ex- + numerus, number; see nem- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Constitution says "enumerate" - to count ... enumerate does not mean to identify by name or intrusively insist upon revealing very personal information.”
“Constitution in the particulars mentioned, and in many other ways which I forbear to enumerate is too clear to admit of the least doubt.”
“Business was a more critical partner in development than he could "enumerate", he said.”
“You see, Broun feels that any inquiry beyond the constitutional requirement to "enumerate" the number of persons living in his household is, per se, "unconstitutional.”
“According to my Constitution, the census is to "enumerate" the people.”
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