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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)

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.

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."