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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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


Latin numerabilis, from numerare to count

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 29 Nov. 2022.

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