Enumerate
Enumerate E*nu"mer*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enumerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enumerating}.] [L. enumeratus, p. p. of enumerare to count out, enumerate; e out + numerare to count, fr. numerus number. See {Number}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Enumerating the services he had done. --Ludlow.

Syn: To reckon; compute; calculate; count; estimate; relate; rehearse; recapitulate; detail. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • enumerate — I verb be specific, catalog, count, designate, detail, differentiate, enroll, enumerare, index, inventory, itemize, keep count, list, make a list, mention, mention one by one, mention specifically, name expressly, name one by one, number,… …   Law dictionary

  • enumerate — (v.) 1610s, from or modeled on L. enumeratus, pp. of enumerare (see ENUMERATION (Cf. enumeration)). M.E. had annumerate (early 15c.). Related: Enumerated; enumerating …   Etymology dictionary

  • enumerate — *count, tell, number Analogous words: compute, *calculate, reckon: *add, sum, total, figure: rehearse, recount, recite (see RELATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enumerate — [v] list, count add up, calculate, cite, compute, count noses*, detail, figure, identify, inventory, itemize, keep tabs*, mention, name, number, particularize, quote, recapitulate, recite, reckon, recount, rehearse, relate, run down, run off*,… …   New thesaurus

  • enumerate — ► VERB 1) mention one by one. 2) formal establish the number of. DERIVATIVES enumerable adjective enumeration noun enumerative adjective. ORIGIN Latin enumerare count out …   English terms dictionary

  • enumerate — [ē no͞o′mər āt΄, ēnyo͞o′mər āt΄; ino͞o′mə rāt΄, inyo͞o′mə rāt΄] vt. enumerated, enumerating [< L enumeratus, pp. of enumerare < e , out + numerare, to count < numerus, NUMBER] 1. to determine the number of; count 2. to name one by one;… …   English World dictionary

  • enumerate — v. (B) to enumerate the facts to smb. * * * [ɪ njuːməreɪt] (B) to enumerate the facts to smb …   Combinatory dictionary

  • enumerate — [[t]ɪnju͟ːməreɪt, AM nu͟ː [/t]] enumerates, enumerating, enumerated VERB When you enumerate a list of things, you name each one in turn. [V n] I enumerate the work that will have to be done. Syn: itemize …   English dictionary

  • enumerate — UK [ɪˈnjuːməreɪt] / US [ɪˈnuməˌreɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms enumerate : present tense I/you/we/they enumerate he/she/it enumerates present participle enumerating past tense enumerated past participle enumerated formal to name each one of a… …   English dictionary

  • enumerate — enumerative /i nooh meuh ray tiv, meuhr euh , i nyooh /, adj. enumerator, n. /i nooh meuh rayt , i nyooh /, v.t., enumerated, enumerating. 1. to mention separately as if in counting; name one by one; specify, as in a list: Let me enumerate the… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”