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Definitions for numerous
ˈnu mər əs, ˈnyu-nu·mer·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. numerous, legion(p)(adj)

    amounting to a large indefinite number

    "numerous times"; "the family was numerous"; "Palomar's fans are legion"

Wiktionary

  1. numerous(Adjective)

    Indefinitely large numerically, many

Webster Dictionary

  1. Numerous(adj)

    consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army

    Etymology: [L. numerosus. See Number.]

  2. Numerous(adj)

    consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical

    Etymology: [L. numerosus. See Number.]

Editors Contribution

  1. numerous

    What is my numerouri. And why I here on earth

    Tell me all about me

    Submitted by Candy.crazy.insane on March 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'numerous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3048

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'numerous' in Adjectives Frequency: #421

How to pronounce numerous?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say numerous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of numerous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of numerous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of numerous in a Sentence

  1. Scott Dahnke:

    The cruise industry has been very resilient over a long period of time, the industry has overcome numerous challenges in the past, and we expect that the industry will rebound and prosper with even further enhancements to their already rigorous health and safety protocols in place in the future.

  2. Nigel Dodds:

    Northern Ireland cannot be subjected to new and onerous trade barriers within the United Kingdom as the price of leaving the European Union, we deeply regret the numerous missed opportunities by those who negotiated on behalf of the UK.

  3. John Adams:

    Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature of the encroachment upon the American constitution is such, as to grow every day more and more encroaching. Like a cancer, it eats faster and faster every hour. The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society.

  4. Jim Bridenstine:

    Ultimately, what we're trying to achieve is having numerous providers that are competing against each other on costs, innovation and safety. And then NASA can be a customer, one customer of many customers, and we already know that this will save a ton of money over the long term.

  5. Wulf Utian:

    This is a real symptom, not to be ignored, for which numerous options are available that will provide significant relief, don’t try and just live with it, see your health provider.

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