What does numeral mean?

Definitions for numeral
ˈnu mər əl, ˈnyu-; ˈnum rəl, ˈnyum-nu·mer·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. numeral, number(adj)

    a symbol used to represent a number

    "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"

  2. numeral, numerical, numeric(adj)

    of or relating to or denoting numbers

    "a numeral adjective"


  1. numeral(Noun)

    A symbol that is not a word and represents a number, such as the Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 and the Roman numerals I, V, X, L.

  2. numeral(Noun)

    A word or symbol representing a number.

    The word u201Cfifteenu201D, the Arabic numeral u201C15u201D, and the Roman numeral u201CXVu201D are all numerals representing the number fifteen.

  3. Origin: From numéral, from numeralis, from numerus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Numeral(noun)

    of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or numerals

  2. Numeral(noun)

    expressing number; representing number; as, numeral letters or characters, as X or 10 for ten

  3. Numeral(noun)

    a figure or character used to express a number; as, the Arabic numerals, 1, 2, 3, etc.; the Roman numerals, I, V, X, L, etc

  4. Numeral(noun)

    a word expressing a number

  5. Origin: [L. numeralis, fr. numerus number: cf. F. numral. See Number, n.]


  1. Numeral

    In linguistics, a numeral is a member of a word class designating numbers, such as the English word 'two' and the compound 'seventy-seven'.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of numeral in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of numeral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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