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numerate

[v. noo-muh-reyt, nyoo-; adj. noo-mer-it, nyoo-] /v. ˈnu məˌreɪt, ˈnyu-; adj. ˈnu mər ɪt, ˈnyu-/
verb (used with object), numerated, numerating.
1.
to represent numbers by symbols.
2.
enumerate (def 2).
adjective
3.
able to use or understand numerical techniques of mathematics.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English: counted, numbered < Latin numerātus (past participle of numerāre to number), equivalent to numer- number + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
numeracy, noun
renumerate, verb (used with object), renumerated, renumerating.
unnumerated, adjective
Can be confused
remunerate, renumerate.
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British Dictionary definitions for renumerate

numerate

adjective (ˈnjuːmərɪt)
1.
able to use numbers, esp in arithmetical operations Compare literate
verb (transitive) (ˈnjuːməˌreɪt)
2.
to read (a numerical expression)
3.
a less common word for enumerate
Word Origin
C18 (vb): from Latin numerus number + -ate1, by analogy with literate
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