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 (no͞o′mə-rĕr′ē, nyo͞o′-)
Of or relating to a number or numbers.

[Medieval Latin numerārius, from Late Latin, an accountant, from Latin numerus, number; see number.]


(Mathematics) of or relating to numbers


(ˈnu məˌrɛr i, ˈnyu-)

of or pertaining to a number or numbers.
[1720–30; < Medieval Latin numerārius (Late Latin: arithmetician, accountant) = Latin numer(us) number + -ārius -ary]
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The character of the murderous albino Catholic monk Silas, an Opus numerary who hurt himself to show his faith, especially harmed Opus Dei's reputation.
Also, just as Navarro-Valls is an Opus Dei numerary, meaning someone who's celibate and lives in an Opus Dei center, so is Burke.
made up of Opus Dei numerary and supernumerary members.
She is a numerary member of the Ecuadoran Academy of Language.
Numerary assistants (about 5% of the membership) are full-time workers who look after the upkeep of the Opus Dei centres.
Dennis Dubro, an Opus Dei member for 17 years, including 13 as a numerary, left the organization after its leadership pressured him to conceal dishonest accounting practices while he served as bursar for an Opus Dei residence in Australia.
They find ways to make weak jokes by paying extra for alphabetical or numerary combinations meant to evoke yuks from fellow travelers.
David Gallagher, a numerary and officer for Opus Dei in the United States, explains: "People who join Opus Dei do so for strictly spiritual purposes and do not expect their membership to become a news item.
An English numerary (celibate member) said he hoped for a new biography of Fr.
Those who have been inside Opus Del know very well that the first objective of Opus Dei is to find numerary members, the second to enroll wealthy and influential supernumeraries and the third to get the support of wealthy cooperators.
Furthermore women, whether numeraries or numerary auxiliaries (servants), were (are?