# numer-, number-

#### (Latin: distribution; to count, to reckon)

**I**ntenational

**S**tandard

**B**ook

**N**umber number: The use of

*ISBN*followed by the word

*number*is an excessive use of the word.

*Latin numerical symbol*

**V**(5) represents the hand with all five fingers spread apart.

It is pleasant to think that **I** represents the upheld finger of *Latin Numerical symbols* and that **V** might symbolize the hand itself with all five fingers; so, one branch of the **V** would be the extended thumb; the other, the remaining fingers for "six", "seven", "eight", and "nine"; we would then have **VI**, **VII**, **VIII**, and **VIIII**.

*number*so she could tell the bookstore the number of textbooks she wanted to order for her students.

2. A collection of individual things which can be added up and referring to things that are physically or which are symbolically separate, not merely separable into units: The symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. and the words, one, two, three, four, five, etc. are

*numbers*.

An "amount" emphasizes the whole, while a *number* focuses on the parts; such as, an "amount" of money; a *number* of coins.

A "quantity" stresses measurement in bulk (a bunch of apples are in the bag), a *number* stresses individual items (six apples are on the plate).

When Jacob moved to a smaller apartment, a *number* of his books had to be given away to the local library.

A *number* of seats are still available at the theater.

*Numbers* of people complained when the proposed shutdown of the local grocery store was announced.

*numbers*used in grammar are "singular" (one) and "plural" (two or more).

**verbs**), numbers; numbered; numbering

*numbered*in the thousands.

2. To include or to classify as a member of a group: The university

*numbers*2,000 students that are attending classes so far this year.

The population of the town now *numbers* 10,000.

*numbered*in a sequence.

4. To identify people or things in a series: Maude

*numbers*the times that she does each exercise at the fitness studio.

Mrs. Jackson told her students to take out a sheet of paper and to *number* it from 1 to 15 down the side for the quiz.

Dr. Herbert Kyle was *numbered* by his students as one of the best professors in the university.

*numberers*who was taking an inventory of the products in the department store.

**adjective**), more numerable, most numerable

*numerable*assets from the inheritance that she received from her father.

*numeracy*that made her capable of understanding mathematical concepts, performing calculations, and interpreting and using statistical information.

*numeraire*money unit of measure exists within an abstract macroeconomic model in which there is no actual money or currency.

*Numeraire* is a function of money as a measure of value or a unit of account; such as, a standard for currency exchange rates.

*numÃ©raire*"currency in circulation within a given political state".

*numerals*1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, etc., and the Roman

*numerals*I, II, III, IV, V, XI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, etc. are examples of some of the

*numerals*that exist.

**adverb**), more numerally, most numerally

*numerally*different Roman system of quantities; such as, I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X.

**adjective**), more numerary, most numerary

*numerary*systems of the world are not always the same; however, they are essential for keeping track of many things.

**verb**), numerates; numerated; numerating

*numerating*how many people were taking part in the demonstration against the politician.

2. Being able to think and to express oneself effectively in quantitative terms: Herman

*numerated*how many times he had to apply for a job before he finally got one.

Patricia was *numerating* how many novels she had read during the last two months.

*Numerations*involve a system of reading or naming numbers: especially, those written decimally and usually according to the Arabic numerals.

*Numeration* can be an action, a process, or a result of ascertaining the number of people, etc., in a specified category.

*numerator*of the fraction 2/3 is 2.

2. A person or something that expresses quantities: Cory was a

*numerator*who worked as an accountant for his company and kept track of the financial records and prepared reports for the administrators.

*numerbilities*of the books in the library were confirmed as the staff made an inventory of all of the books and itemized them.