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

  • adjective Of or relating to a number or series of numbers.
  • adjective Designating number or a number.
  • adjective Expressed in or counted by numbers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging to or denoting number; consisting of or represented by numbers or figures, as in arithmetic, and not by letters, as in algebra: as, a numerical quantity; numerical equations; a numerical majority.
  • The same in number; hence, the same in details; identical.
  • Synonyms See numeral.

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

  • adjective of or pertaining to numbers

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

  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
  • adjective measured or expressed in numbers
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers

Etymologies

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

[From Latin numerus, number; see number.]

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From numeric + al

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