American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Amounting to a large number; many.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of a great number of individuals: as, a numerous army.
- A great many; not a few; forming a great number: as, numerous objects attract the attention; attacked by numerous enemies.
- Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; melodious; musical.
- In descriptive bot., indefinite in number, usually any number above twenty, as stamens in a flower.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many.
- adj. obsolete Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical.
- adj. amounting to a large indefinite number
- Middle English, from Latin numerōsus, from numerus, number; see number. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“While covering his presidency, I heard him use the word numerous times, and it was often attributed to him by his friends and aides as well.”
“Maccarinelli became WBO champion in 2006, successfully defending his title numerous times.”
“McCain admits he has used the term numerous times.”
“Senior congressional Republicans and Democrats said Wednesday they would join forces with the president to fix what they call numerous flaws in the law.”
“In a decision dated Friday, another judge, Nathaniel Gorton, ruled against allowing an expert's study, citing what he called numerous flaws in its methodology.”
“So NORAD now taking the decision, we are told, to put fighter aircraft over what they called numerous U.S. cities.”
“Northcott said he looks forward to straightening out what he called numerous misunderstandings.”
“The U.N. Committee Against Torture expressed alarm Friday at what it described as "numerous, consistent and substantiated reports" of human rights violations in Syria, including the killing of peaceful demonstrators, the abuse of detainees, arbitrary arrests, extrajudicial executions and disappearances.”
“California-based Northcoast Environmental Center Klamath coordinator Jay Wright says his group could no longer negotiate in good faith on the hydro deal, because of what he called numerous "preconditions" and lengthy time frame.”
“On Tuesday, Real appealed the judge's decision, pointing out what it called numerous flaws in the court's reasoning.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘numerous’.
having a specified number of (biological) parts
ones I already liked
Very basic words for ESL students.
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