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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To enumerate; count.
  • adjective Able to think and express oneself effectively in quantitative terms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To count; reckon; read (an expression in figures) according to the rules of numeration; enumerate.
  • Counted.

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

  • transitive verb (Arith.) To divide off and read according to the rules of numeration.

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

  • verb transitive to count
  • adjective Having the ability to understand number and perform arithmetic.

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

  • verb read out loud as words written numbers
  • adjective able to understand and use numbers
  • verb determine the number or amount of

Etymologies

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

[Latin numerāre, numerāt-, from numerus, number; see number.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin numerātus, past participle of numerō.

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