Numerate



[verb noo-muh-reyt, nyoo-; adjective noo-mer-it, nyoo-] /verb ˈnu məˌreɪt, ˈnyu-; adjective ˈnu mər ɪt, ˈnyu-/

verb (used with object), numerated, numerating.
1.
to represent numbers by symbols.
2.
(def 2).
adjective
3.
able to use or understand techniques of mathematics.
adjective (ˈnjuːmərɪt)
1.
able to use numbers, esp in arithmetical operations Compare literate
verb (transitive) (ˈnjuːməˌreɪt)
2.
to read (a numerical expression)
3.
a less common word for enumerate
v.

1721, “to count,” from Latin numeratus “counted out,” past participle of numerare “to count, to number,” from numerus “a number” (see number). Related: Numerated; numerating.

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