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e·nu·mer·ate

 (ĭ-no͞o′mə-rāt′, -nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. e·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing, e·nu·mer·ates
1. To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands.
2. To determine the number of; count.

[Latin ēnumerāre, ēnumerāt-, to count out : ē-, ex-, ex- + numerus, number; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

e·nu′mer·a′tion n.
e·nu′mer·a′tive (-mə-rā′tĭv, -mər-ə-) adj.
e·nu′mer·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enumeration - a numbered list
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
2.enumeration - the act of countingenumeration - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the population
countdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscount - an inaccurate count
poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
sperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate

enumeration

noun
A noting of items one by one:
Archaic: tale.
Translations
عَد، تَعْداد، سَرْد
listningopregning
felsorolás
upptalning
sayma

enumeration

[ɪˌnjuːməˈreɪʃən] Nenumeración f

enumeration

nAufzählung f

enumeration

[ɪˌnjuːməˈreɪʃn] nenumerazione f

enumerate

(iˈnjuːməreit) verb
to give a list of. He enumerated my faults – laziness, vanity etc.
eˌnumeˈration noun
References in classic literature ?
demanded the Huron, observing that Heyward hesitated in his desire to end the enumeration of benefits with that which might form the climax of an Indian's wishes.
Marianne assented most feelingly to the remark; and her mother was led by it to an enumeration of Colonel Brandon's injuries and merits, warm as friendship and design could unitedly dictate.
He read the draft for the Will first, pausing and knitting his brows distrustfully, wherever he found blank spaces left in the manuscript to be filled in with the names of persons and the enumeration of sums bequeathed to them.
Little Em'ly had stopped and looked up at the sky in her enumeration of these articles, as if they were a glorious vision.
Here he made a considerable pause, and Gurth had good hope that the last three pieces might escape the fate of their comrades; but the enumeration proceeded.
Richard and Moncharmin listened to the old woman, who, as she proceeded with the enumeration of these glorious nuptials, swelled out, took courage and, at last, in a voice bursting with pride, flung out the last sentence of the prophetic letter:
Now, in conclusion, the method which teaches adherence to the true order, and an exact enumeration of all the conditions of the thing .
THE three last numbers of this paper have been dedicated to an enumeration of the dangers to which we should be exposed, in a state of disunion, from the arms and arts of foreign nations.
Had no other enumeration or definition of the powers of the Congress been found in the Constitution, than the general expressions just cited, the authors of the objection might have had some color for it; though it would have been difficult to find a reason for so awkward a form of describing an authority to legislate in all possible cases.
Whether I could by any diagrams or descriptions (other than the enumeration of imaginary sides and angles) indicate the Figure I was pleased to call a Cube?
Edmond preserved the most admirable self-command, not suffering the faintest indication of a smile to escape him at the enumeration of all the benefits he would have reaped had he been able to quit the island; but as The Young Amelia had merely come to Monte Cristo to fetch him away, he embarked that same evening, and proceeded with the captain to Leghorn.
Collins expected the scene to inspire, and was but slightly affected by his enumeration of the windows in front of the house, and his relation of what the glazing altogether had originally cost Sir Lewis de Bourgh.