Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Divination using numbers that are the equivalent of letters of a name

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by means of numbers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as arithmomancy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. divination by means of numbers

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ἀριθμός (arithmos, "number") +‎ -mancy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In Amsterdam, a few years ago, through the use of arithmancy, he had induced Hope the banker to take over the insurance of

    Casanova's Homecoming

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