What does Numerical mean?

Definitions for Numerical
nuˈmɛr ɪ kəl, nyu-nu·mer·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. numeric, numericaladjective

    measured or expressed in numbers

    "numerical value"; "the numerical superiority of the enemy"

  2. numeral, numerical, numericadjective

    of or relating to or denoting numbers

    "a numeral adjective"

  3. numerical, mathematicaladjective

    relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers

    "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"


  1. numericaladjective

    of or pertaining to numbers

  2. Etymology: From numeric + al

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Numericaladjective

    Etymology: from numerus, Latin.

    The numerical characters are helps to the memory, to record and retain the several ideas about which the demonstration is made. John Locke.

    Contemplate upon his astonishing works, particularly in the resurrection and reparation of the same numerical body, by a re-union of all the scattered parts. South.


  1. numerical

    Numerical refers to anything related to or involving numbers. It can refer to the use, manipulation, representation, or analysis of numbers in various contexts such as mathematics, statistics, computing, or scientific research.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Numericalnoun

    belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement

  2. Numericalnoun

    the same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body

Editors Contribution

  1. numerical

    Of or pertaining to numbers.

    Time is numerical.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  

Anagrams for Numerical »

  1. ceruminal

  2. melanuric

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Numerical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Numerical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Numerical in a Sentence

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.

  2. Greg Carbin:

    Each model has very unique parameterizations, they're called, and unique equations to drive its forecast output, and in some scenarios, some models are better. And in other scenarios, different models are better. And so, we're always pushing the envelope so to speak, when it comes to these complex numerical models.

  3. Joe Maddon:

    The fact that it’s even considered a race just amazes me, if you’re just going by a generated numerical metric, you’re going to be deceived often. I have n’t seen that body of work in a season, better than him. I ’m going to say this, he’s the best infielder. Him and( A's third baseman Matt) Chapman are two of the best infielders I’ve seen this year. Do n’t tell me there’s anybody out there, both leagues, that play that position like he does.

  4. Daniel Clifton:

    He's basically going around and meeting with investors and trying to give them an analytical framework for how Washington and global politics works, these are people who are trained in finance. They're numerical people. They're interested in interest rates and cash flow and they're not attuned to this monster called Washington that could throw all that hard work out of the window.

  5. Yvonne Padmos:

    Rather than seeking millions of followers, let us strive to invest in education systems that teach the true worth of a million - not as a mere numerical quantity, but as an empowering tool of knowledge and empathy. Let us nurture connections that transcend shallow fame, focusing on cultivating compassion and understanding among humanity.

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