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ENUMERATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enumerate mean? 

ENUMERATE (verb)
  The verb ENUMERATE has 2 senses:

1. specify individually
2. determine the number or amount of

  Familiarity information: ENUMERATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENUMERATE (verb)


Sense 1enumerate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Specify individually

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

enumerate; itemize; itemise; recite

Context examples:

She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered / The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug

Hypernyms (to "enumerate" is one way to...):

identify; name (give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enumerate"):

list; name (give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2enumerate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Determine the number or amount of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

count; numerate; enumerate; number

Context examples:

Can you count the books on your shelf? / Count your change

Hypernyms (to "enumerate" is one way to...):

ascertain; determine; find; find out (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enumerate"):

recount (count again)

miscount (count wrongly)

census (conduct a census)

add; add together; add up; sum; sum up; summate; tally; tot; tot up; total; tote up (determine the sum of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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