- to mention separately as if in counting; name one by one; specify, as in a list: Let me enumerate the many flaws in your hypothesis.
- to ascertain the number of; count.
Origin of enumerate
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Examples from the Web for enumerated
Because all quacks operate using the exact same methods, which are enumerated with extreme detail in NUTS!The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor'
September 16, 2014
All detailed mechanisms for “popular decision making, divided powers, and enumerated rights.”One U.S. Constitution Just Wasn’t Enough
July 4, 2014
But as I wrote last week, you cannot use semantic games to do an end run around an enumerated constitutional right.Should People Be Forced to Buy Liability Insurance for their Guns?
December 28, 2012
Except for one thing: you can't do an end-run around an enumerated right with some sort of semantic game.You Can't Save Gun Control With Word Games
December 19, 2012
"Three florists, two confectioners," he enumerated, as if he had not heard me.The Bacillus of Beauty
Of the three individuals, which has the greatest experience of all the pleasures which we enumerated?The Republic
We have now enumerated all possible motions with the exception of two.Laws
This does not mean that the sequence must be as enumerated here.College Teaching
Enumerated are the various offences of a maritime character, and their punishment.Bygone Punishments
- (tr) to mention separately or in order; name one by one; list
- (tr) to determine the number of; count
- Canadian to compile or enter (a name or names) in a voting list for an area
Word Origin and History for enumerated
1610s, from or modeled on Latin enumeratus, past participle of enumerare (see enumeration). Middle English had annumerate (early 15c.). Related: Enumerated; enumerating.