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 Dictionary entry overview: What does numeric mean? 

NUMERIC (adjective)
  The adjective NUMERIC has 3 senses:

1. of or relating to or denoting numbers
2. measured or expressed in numbers
3. designated by or expressed in numbers

  Familiarity information: NUMERIC used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

NUMERIC (adjective)

Sense 1numeric [BACK TO TOP]


Of or relating to or denoting numbers

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


numeral; numeric; numerical

Context examples:

a numeral adjective / numerical analysis


number (a concept of quantity derived from zero and units)

Sense 2numeric [BACK TO TOP]


Measured or expressed in numbers


numerical; numeric

Context examples:

numerical value / the numerical superiority of the enemy


quantitative (expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement)

Sense 3numeric [BACK TO TOP]


Designated by or expressed in numbers


numeric; numerical

Context examples:

numerical symbols / a very simple numeric code / numerical equations


denotative; denotive (having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming)

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