browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
enumerate

more about enumerate

enumerate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enumerate  \E*nu"mer*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Enumerated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Enumerating}.]  [L.  enumeratus  p.  p.  of 
  enumerare  to  count  out  enumerate;  e  out  +  numerare  to  count 
  fr  numerus  number.  See  {Number}.] 
  To  count  to  tell  by  numbers;  to  count  over  or  tell  off  one 
  after  another;  to  number;  to  reckon  up  to  mention  one  by 
  one  to  name  over  to  make  a  special  and  separate  account  of 
  to  recount;  as  to  enumerate  the  stars  in  a  constellation. 
 
  Enumerating  the  services  he  had  done  --Ludlow. 
 
  Syn:  To  reckon;  compute;  calculate;  count  estimate;  relate; 
  rehearse;  recapitulate;  detail. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enumerate 
  v  1:  specify  individually;  "She  enumerated  the  many  obstacles  she 
  had  encountered"  [syn:  {itemize}] 
  2:  determine  the  number  or  amount  of  "Can  you  count  the  books 
  on  your  shelf?";  "Count  your  change"  [syn:  {count},  {number}] 




more about enumerate