ENU'MERATE, v.t. [L. enumero; e and numero,numerus,number.] To count or tell, number by number; to reckon or mention a number of things, each separately; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation; to enumerate particular acts of kindness; we cannot enumerate our daily mercies.
v 1: specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug" [syn: enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise] 2: determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change" [syn: count, number, enumerate, numerate]
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin enumeratus, past participle of enumerare, from e- + numerare to count, from numerus number Date: 1616 1. to ascertain the number of ;count2. to specify one after another ;list • enumerationnoun • enumerativeadjective
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.