Definition of Numerate

1. Verb. Determine the number or amount of. "They numerate the money "; "Count your change"




2. Adjective. Able to understand and use numbers.
Attributes: Numeracy
Also: Educated
Antonyms: Innumerate

3. Verb. Read out loud as words written numbers.
Generic synonyms: Read
Derivative terms: Numeration

Definition of Numerate

1. v. t. To divide off and read according to the rules of numeration; as, to numerate a row of figures.

Definition of Numerate

1. Verb. (transitive) to count ¹

2. Adjective. Having the ability to understand number and perform arithmetic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Numerate

1. to count [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES] - See also: count

Medical Definition of Numerate

1. To divide off and read according to the rules of numeration; as, to numerate a row of figures. Origin: L. Numeratus, p. P. Of numerare to count. See Number. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Numerate

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numchucks
numdah
numdah rug
numdahs
numen
numerable
numerably
numeracies
numeracy
numeraire
numeral
numerally
numerals
numerary
numerate (current term)
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numeration system
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numerator
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numeri clausi
numeric
numeric complement
numerical
numerical adjective

Literary usage of Numerate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Commentaries of Gaius by Gaius, John Thomas Abdy, Bryan Walker (1870)
"qualis est pecunia numerate, vinum, oleum, frumentum, aes, argentum, aurum. quas res aut numerando aut metiendo aut pendendo in hoc damus, ..."

2. An Elementary Arithmetic Designed for Academies and Schools: Also Serving as by George Roberts Perkins (1851)
"To numerate. and read the numbers in the following table, proceed thus: Begin with the upper ... The first place only being occupied, you numerate Units. ..."

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