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

  • n. A number or numeral.
  • adj. Variant of numerical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or relating to numbers, especially the characters 0 to 9.
  • n. Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters
  • adj. The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical.
  • adj. relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers. Contrasted with verbal.
  • n. Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + n√-1, where m and n are real numerics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as numerical, 2.
  • n. An abbreviated form of numerical expression.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or denoting numbers
  • adj. measured or expressed in numbers


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

Probably back-formation from numerical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French numérique, from Latin numerus ("number")


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