enumerate

[ ih-noo-muh-reyt ]

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Part of Speech

verb

Origin + Etymology

Early 17th century; Latin

from Latin enumerat- ‘counted out’, from the verb enumerare, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + numerus ‘number’

Synonyms

    1.
  • sum
  • total
  • tally
  • count
    2.
  • itemize
  • list
  • name
  • recite
  • identify

Antonyms

    1.
  • subtract
    2.
  • conceal
  • neglect
  • hide

Definition

1. to ascertain the number of; count
2. to mention separately as if in counting; name one by one; specify, as in a list

Examples

1. Let's enumerate the tally marks to determine who won the game.
2. Allow me to enumerate all of the errors in your argument.

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