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ENUMERATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enumeration mean? 

ENUMERATION (noun)
  The noun ENUMERATION has 2 senses:

1. a numbered list
2. the act of counting

  Familiarity information: ENUMERATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENUMERATION (noun)


Sense 1enumeration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A numbered list

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

enumeration; numbering

Hypernyms ("enumeration" is a kind of...):

list; listing (a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics))


Sense 2enumeration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of counting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

counting; count; enumeration; numeration; reckoning; tally

Context example:

the counting continued for several hours

Hypernyms ("enumeration" is a kind of...):

investigating; investigation (the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "enumeration"):

blood count (the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample)

census; nose count; nosecount (a periodic count of the population)

countdown (counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle))

miscount (an inaccurate count)

poll (the counting of votes (as in an election))

recount (an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election)

sperm count (the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate)


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