[verb noo-muh-reyt, nyoo-; adjective noo-mer-it, nyoo-]
verb (used with object), nu·mer·at·ed, nu·mer·at·ing.
to represent numbers by symbols.
able to use or understand numerical techniques of mathematics.
Origin of numerate
1400–50; late Middle English:Related formsnu·mer·a·cy, nounre·nu·mer·ate, verb (used with object), re·nu·mer·at·ed, re·nu·mer·at·ing.un·nu·mer·at·ed, adjective
counted, numbered < Latin numerātus
(past participle of numerāre
), equivalent to numer- number
+ -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for numerated
Historical Examples of numerated
I have not numerated Noel's birthday presents because I wish to leave something to the imagination of my young readers.
All actual division has a fixed limit and must have it, if the contradiction of a numerated innumerability is to be avoided.
British Dictionary definitions for numerated
able to use numbers, esp in arithmetical operationsCompare literate
verb (ˈnjuːməˌreɪt) (tr)
to read (a numerical expression)
Word Origin for numerate
C18 (vb): from Latin numerus number + -ate 1, by analogy with literate
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Word Origin and History for numerated
1721, "to count," from Latin numeratus "counted out," past participle of numerare "to count, to number," from numerus "a number" (see number). Related: Numerated; numerating.
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