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 (dĭ-no͞o′mər-ə-bəl, -nyo͞o′-)
Capable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers; countable.

[From denumerate, to count, from Late Latin dēnumerāre, dēnumerāt-, alteration of Latin dīnumerāre : dī-, dis-, dis- + numerāre, to number; see numerate.]

de·nu′mer·a·bil′i·ty n.
de·nu′mer·a·bly adv.


(Mathematics) maths capable of being put into a one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers; countable
deˈnumerably adv


(ˈkaʊn tə bəl)

1. able to be counted.
2. Math.
a. (of a set) having a finite number of elements.
b. (of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
count`a•bil′i•ty, count′a•ble•ness, n.
count′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denumerable - that can be counted; "countable sins"; "numerable assets"
calculable - capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"
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