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numeral

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adjective nu·mer·al \ˈnüm-rəl, ˈnü-mə-; ˈnyüm-, ˈnyü-mə-\

Definition of numeral

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or expressing numbers

  2. 2 :  consisting of numbers or numerals

numerally

adverb


Origin and Etymology of numeral

Middle English, from Late Latin numeralis, from Latin numerus


First Known Use: 14th century


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numeral

noun nu·mer·al

Simple Definition of numeral

  • : a symbol (such as 1, 2, or 3) that represents a number

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of numeral

  1. 1 :  a conventional symbol that represents a number

  2. 2 plural :  numbers that designate by year a school or college class and that are awarded for distinction in an extracurricular activity

Examples of numeral in a sentence

  1. <write the answer in Roman numerals>



1686

First Known Use of numeral

1686


NUMERAL Defined for Kids

numeral

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noun nu·mer·al \ˈnü-mə-rəl, ˈnyü-\

Definition of numeral for Students

  1. :  a symbol or group of symbols representing a number





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