What does enumerate mean?

Definitions for enumerate
ɪˈnu məˌreɪt, ɪˈnyu-enu·mer·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enumerate, recite, itemize, itemiseverb

    specify individually

    "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"

  2. count, number, enumerate, numerateverb

    determine the number or amount of

    "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"


  1. enumerateverb

    To specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order.

  2. enumerateverb

    To determine the amount of.

  3. Etymology: From enumeration, from enumerationem.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To ENUMERATEverb

    To reckon up singly; to count over distinctly; to number.

    Etymology: enumero, Latin.

    You must not only acknowledge to God that you are a sinner, but must particularly enumerate the kinds of sin whereof you know yourself guilty. William Wake, Preparation for Death.

    Besides enumerating the gross defect of duty to the queen, I shew how all things were managed wrong. Jonathan Swift.


  1. enumerate

    Enumerate is a verb that means to list or mention one by one, or to mention a number of things separately, typically in order to emphasize individual qualities or the sheer quantity of things. It often implies a calculated or formal listing or counting of items.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enumerateverb

    to count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enumerate

    e-nū′mer-āt, v.t. to count the number of: to name over.—n. Enumerā′tion, act of numbering: a detailed account: a summing up.—adj. Enū′merative.—n. Enū′merator, one who enumerates. [L. e, out, numerāre, -ātum, to number.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enumerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enumerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of enumerate in a Sentence

  1. Mark Romanski:

    Because of constraints placed on field activities during the pandemic, we are especially pleased to have multiple lines of evidence to enumerate the population.

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