Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as arithmomancy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Divination by means of numbers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun divination by means of numbers

Etymologies

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

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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