Definitions of enumerate

  1. To reckon or name singly; count. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To count the number of: to name over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To count the number of; name over. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To name one by one; count. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To number; to recken up or name over one by one; to go over in detail. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To reckon up or tell the number of singly; to count or mention a number of things one by one. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for enumerate

  1. The immediate demands of the 1918 Congressional Platform of the Socialist Party are entirely too many conveniently to enumerate – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. The bell- ringer's son would examine the deposits dropped in the dust, and would enumerate all the different birds who took refuge in the summit of the mountains of stone: this belonged to the hooting owl, and that to the red owl, and this again to the raven, and he spoke with respect of a certain nest of eagles that his father had seen as a young man, fierce birds who had endeavoured to tear out his eyes, and who had so thoroughly frightened him that he had been obliged to borrow the gun belonging to the night watchers on each occasion that his duties took him to the roof. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez