from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To enumerate; count.
- adj. Able to think and express oneself effectively in quantitative terms.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to count
- adj. Having the ability to understand number and perform arithmetic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To divide off and read according to the rules of numeration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To count; reckon; read (an expression in figures) according to the rules of numeration; enumerate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. read out loud as words written numbers
- adj. able to understand and use numbers
- v. determine the number or amount of
The angle won't work on folks like me -- the numerate -- but since most Americans have poor math skills, you just might sell more books.
These most hard-nosed and numerate of executives didn't think regulation or economic models were chiefly at fault, and they were entirely dismissive of the idea that banks had failed due to 'global circumstances beyond anyone's control.'
You will know how to work within a budget, be numerate, and you will have good computing skills.
You will know how to work within a budget, be numerate and have good computing skills.
Still, even if they aren't all Jonathan Ive, the country is undeniably full of literate, numerate plumbers, waiters, garage attendants etc.
No one can argue that our children need to be literate and numerate.
I think we all know that being numerate and literate are important, but this government has an obsession with tinkering with education, literacy schemes, numeracy frameworks and national curriculum objectives which mean that teachers are constantly having to change the way something is taught before we know if the way we had been doing it is actually going to be the best or most successful methods.
She looked at whether more numerate participants did better than others.
Regardless of party affiliation, any numerate state official is going to want to pass as much responsibility as possible back to the federal government.
Econ for poets is a good idea for the non-numerate.