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Definition of "enumerate" []

  • To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands. (verb-transitive)
  • To determine the number of; count. (verb-transitive)
  • To mention separately or in order; name one by one; list (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To determine the number of; count (verb)
  • To compile or enter (a name or names) in a voting list for an area (verb)

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Use "enumerate" in a sentence
  • "The Constitution says "enumerate" - to count ... enumerate does not mean to identify by name or intrusively insist upon revealing very personal information."
  • "Constitution in the particulars mentioned, and in many other ways which I forbear to enumerate is too clear to admit of the least doubt."
  • "Business was a more critical partner in development than he could "enumerate", he said."