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enumerate

e·nu·mer·ate

enumerate

 
pronunciation:
ih nu m reIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enumerated, enumerates, enumerating
definition 1: to name or list one by one.
She began to enumerate all my faults, so I left the room.
synonyms:
count, detail, number, specify
similar words:
catalogue, cite, itemize, list, name, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, spell out, tally, tick off
definition 2: to find the number of, as by counting.
synonyms:
count, number, numerate
similar words:
add, calculate, compute, estimate, reckon, sum, tally, total
derivations: enumerative (adj.), enumeration (n.), enumerator (n.)
Word Parts
The word enumerate contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.
numer Latin root that means number
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