verb (used with object), e·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing.
Origin of enumerate
Examples from the Web for enumerate
For reasons Lehman may someday wish to enumerate, he and Hitchcock had a falling out.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mustafa then proceeded to enumerate five factors that he believed are contributing to the prevailing despair.The Rise Of Palestinian Non-Violent Resistance: A Conversation With Mustafa Barghouti|Raja Shehadeh|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He called Asali a “visionary” and “trail blazer” and went on to enumerate a list of US politicians who have had dinner with ATFP.
The meeting wound down forlornly, with Obama attempting to enumerate issues that the two sides had in common.
But why enumerate these smaller features of discomfort and omit the more glaring ones?Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles Lever
We will not enumerate all the methods of compromising oneself, for we might become personal.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
I might enumerate the priceless gifts they showered on me; gifts bought not with gold but with love.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
It will perhaps be more instructive to the reader to enumerate these features and explain them.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
To enumerate the topics on which wise and profitable observations will be found in this book would be superfluous.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official|William Sleeman
Word Origin for enumerate
1610s, from or modeled on Latin enumeratus, past participle of enumerare (see enumeration). Middle English had annumerate (early 15c.). Related: Enumerated; enumerating.