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Definition of "numeral" []

  • A symbol or mark used to represent a number. (noun)
  • The numbers, usually the last two digits, indicating by year a graduating class in a school or college. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or representing numbers. (adjective)

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 "numeral" in a sentence
  • "Each numeral is outlined by silvered disks of reflecting material, and floodlights play upon the figures to make them show up clearly at a distance."
  • "Not to mention the fact that the site's example starts a sentence with a numeral, which is wrong."
  • "V (KI) n, where the second occurrence of n indicates a numeral, that is, the combinator that represents n."