Definition of numerical
1 : of or relating to numbers <the numerical superiority of the enemy>
2 : expressed in or involving numbers or a number system <numerical standing in a class> <a numerical code>
numericallyplay \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of numerical in a sentence
The files are organized according to a numerical system.
The files are in numerical order.
Origin and Etymology of numerical
First Known Use: 1628
NUMERICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of numerical for English Language Learners
: of or relating to numbers or a system of numbers
NUMERICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of numerical for Students
: of or relating to numbers : stated in numbers <numerical order>
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