nu·​mer·​a·​ble ˈnü-mə-rə-bəl How to pronounce numerable (audio)
: capable of being counted

Examples of numerable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perlmutter's department is separate from Marvel Studios, which is responsible for producing numerable superhero blockbusters including the Avengers movies in recent years. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 30 Mar. 2023 Inside, the points of interest are too numerable to count. Domenica Bongiovanni, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Aug. 2021 Of course, there, too, are numerable dams to portage; as many as 27 lock and dams to navigate between the metro and St. Louis; countless barges to avoid; and who knows what else. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 6 May 2021 The number of Trump signs were too numerable to count. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, 7 Oct. 2020 Supplies The amount of eye shadow formula choices these days are about as numerable as the brushes available. Devon Abelman, Allure, 19 Aug. 2019

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Word History


borrowed from Latin numerābilis, from numerāre "to count, number entry 2" + -bilis "subject to or capable of (the action of the verb)" — more at -able

First Known Use

1570, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of numerable was in 1570

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Cite this Entry

“Numerable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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