from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a number or numbers.
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- adj. Relating to numbers or numbering.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to a certain number; counting as one of a collection or body.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to number or numbers; reckoned by or according to number; numerical.
- Belonging to a certain number; included or reckoned within the proper or fixed number.
She described working as a so-called numerary assistant, performing housework seven days a week from early morning until late at night, and relinquishing her pay to her superiors.
Third-set dentition -- extra/super-numerary teeth -- are rare, but do happen, and there might be a way to encourage this.
I heard a numerary once tell about how a prostitute in Spain lay near death, and some of her co-workers asked St. Josemaria to come give her the last rites in a house of ill repute.
But some kind of super- numerary role at Darling's side?
They granted him a considerable sum, at five livres five sous the mark, for fear the king should change the numerary value.
It didn't take me long to learn the coinage, and since I can count to 100, and I'm not totally bereft of numerary skills, I am able to pay the taxi driver, the grocery store clerk, the waiter and the porno shop owner with equal flair and accuracy.
Last month, my friend Monique, an Opus Dei numerary, honoured me with an invitation to attend a traditional private mass presided over by Bishop Javier Echevarria, the visiting Opus Dei prelate.
GALLAGHER: Colleen was a numerary assistant in Opus Dei for 20 years, living and working in its residencies throughout the U.S. including, the one in New York.
GALLAGHER (voice-over): Tona Varela has been a numerary for 25 years.
You need those basic left-brain abilities: literacy and numerary.