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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.

enumerate

(ɪˈnjuːməˌreɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to mention separately or in order; name one by one; list
2. (tr) to determine the number of; count
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Canadian to compile or enter (a name or names) in a voting list for an area
[C17: from Latin ēnumerāre, from numerāre to count, reckon; see number]
eˈnumerable adj
eˌnumeraˈbility n
eˌnumerˈation n
eˈnumerative adj

e•nu•mer•ate

(ɪˈnu məˌreɪt, ɪˈnyu-)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to name one by one: to enumerate the flaws in a plan.
2. to ascertain the number of.
3. Canadian. to enter (a person's name) in a list of eligible voters.
[1640–50; < Latin ēnumerātus=ē- e- + numer(us) number + -ātus -ate1]
e•nu′mer•a•ble, adj.
e•nu`mer•a′tion, n.
e•nu′mer•a`tive (-məˌreɪ tɪv, -mər ə-) adj.
e•nu′mer•a`tor, n.

enumerate


Past participle: enumerated
Gerund: enumerating

Imperative
enumerate
enumerate
Present
I enumerate
you enumerate
he/she/it enumerates
we enumerate
you enumerate
they enumerate
Preterite
I enumerated
you enumerated
he/she/it enumerated
we enumerated
you enumerated
they enumerated
Present Continuous
I am enumerating
you are enumerating
he/she/it is enumerating
we are enumerating
you are enumerating
they are enumerating
Present Perfect
I have enumerated
you have enumerated
he/she/it has enumerated
we have enumerated
you have enumerated
they have enumerated
Past Continuous
I was enumerating
you were enumerating
he/she/it was enumerating
we were enumerating
you were enumerating
they were enumerating
Past Perfect
I had enumerated
you had enumerated
he/she/it had enumerated
we had enumerated
you had enumerated
they had enumerated
Future
I will enumerate
you will enumerate
he/she/it will enumerate
we will enumerate
you will enumerate
they will enumerate
Future Perfect
I will have enumerated
you will have enumerated
he/she/it will have enumerated
we will have enumerated
you will have enumerated
they will have enumerated
Future Continuous
I will be enumerating
you will be enumerating
he/she/it will be enumerating
we will be enumerating
you will be enumerating
they will be enumerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enumerating
you have been enumerating
he/she/it has been enumerating
we have been enumerating
you have been enumerating
they have been enumerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enumerating
you will have been enumerating
he/she/it will have been enumerating
we will have been enumerating
you will have been enumerating
they will have been enumerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enumerating
you had been enumerating
he/she/it had been enumerating
we had been enumerating
you had been enumerating
they had been enumerating
Conditional
I would enumerate
you would enumerate
he/she/it would enumerate
we would enumerate
you would enumerate
they would enumerate
Past Conditional
I would have enumerated
you would have enumerated
he/she/it would have enumerated
we would have enumerated
you would have enumerated
they would have enumerated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enumerate - specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"
list, name - give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
identify, name - give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
2.enumerate - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
recount - count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
ascertain, determine, find out, find - establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"
miscount - count wrongly
census - conduct a census; "They censused the deer in the forest"
add together, summate, tot, tot up, tote up, total, add up, sum, sum up, tally, add - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

enumerate

verb
1. list, tell, name, detail, relate, mention, quote, cite, specify, spell out, recount, recite, itemize, recapitulate She enumerated all the reasons why she wanted to leave him.
2. count, calculate, sum up, total, reckon, compute, add up, tally, number They enumerated the casualties.

enumerate

verb
1. To name or specify one by one:
2. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total:
Translations
يُعَدِّدُ، يَسْرُدُ
listeopregne
telja upp
išskaičiavimasišskaičiuotiišvardijimasišvardyti
uzskaitīt

enumerate

[ɪˈnjuːməreɪt] VT (= list) → enumerar

enumerate

[ɪˈnjuːməreɪt] vténumérer

enumerate

vtaufzählen

enumerate

[ɪˈnjuːməreɪt] vtenumerare

enumerate

(iˈnjuːməreit) verb
to give a list of. He enumerated my faults – laziness, vanity etc.
eˌnumeˈration noun

enumerate

vt. enumerar, contar.
References in classic literature ?
I shall enumerate them by their forecastle appellations; for possibly such a list may be valuable to future investigators, who may complete what I have here but begun.
Our villages are superior to German villages in more merits, excellences, conveniences, and privileges than I can enumerate, but the hotels do not belong in the list.
It is not, perhaps, necessary to enumerate so many reasons why the author of the Scottish Novels, as they were then exclusively termed, should be desirous to make an experiment on a subject purely English.
Ruffling, and swelling, and snorting, and slapping their breasts, and brandishing their arms, they would vociferate all their exploits; reminding the Blackfeet how they had drenched their towns in tears and blood; enumerate the blows they had inflicted, the warriors they had slain, the scalps they had brought off in triumph.
In truth these innocent people seemed to be at no loss for something to occupy their time; and it would be no light task to enumerate all their employments, or rather pleasures.
To this proposition the physician made no reply; but he was observed to cast his eyes around him, as if to enumerate the witnesses, in order to substantiate this promise also, at a future day, should it prove necessary.
As he grew old he attached himself to the son as he had done to the father, and by degrees became a kind of overlooker of a house in which his remarkable integrity, his acknowledged sobriety, and a thousand other virtues useless to enumerate, gave him an eternal place by the fireside, with a right of inspection over the domestics.
To enumerate the thousand instances of ignorance, filth, &c.
Perhaps it may be as well to enumerate the chief of the articles that went to the composition of this figure.
But to enumerate these things were endless; I have given the rule, where a man cannot fitly play his own part; if he have not a friend, he may quit the stage.
I shall enumerate them to you, for nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person, and I can hardly expect your co-operation if I do not show you the position from which we start.
After all, and for more reasons that I need enumerate, it was a plausible tale enough.