from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Capable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers; countable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being assigned numbers from the natural numbers. Especially applied to sets where finite sets and sets that have a one-to-one mapping to the natural numbers are called denumerable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that can be counted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as denumeral.

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

  • adj. that can be counted


From denumerate, to count, from Late Latin dēnumerāre, dēnumerāt-, alteration of Latin dīnumerāre : dī-, dis-, dis- + numerāre, to number; see numerate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.