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numerous

nu·mer·ous

numerous

 
 
pronunciation:
nu m rs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: existing in great number; many.
The radio station received numerous phone calls requesting to hear the new song.Numerous people were invited to the event but few actually attended.
synonyms:
innumerable, legion, many
antonyms:
few
similar words:
countless, manifold, multitudinous, myriad, umpteen, untold, various
definition 2: consisting of a great number.
The library has a numerous collection of rare books.
synonyms:
considerable, great, large, substantive
antonyms:
small
similar words:
ample, bountiful, enormous, multifarious, plentiful, prodigious, profuse
derivations: numerously (adv.), numerousness (n.)
Word Parts
The word numerous contains the following part:
numer Latin root that means number
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