numerate

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Numerate \Nu"mer*ate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Numerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Numerating}.] [L. numeratus, p. p. of numerare to count. See {Number}, v.] (Arith.) To divide off and read according to the rules of numeration; as, to numerate a row of figures.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

numerate

adjective

1: able to understand and use numbers [ant: {innumerate}]

verb

1: determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change" [syn: {count}, {number}, {enumerate}, {numerate}]

2: read out loud as words written numbers


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