Definition of numerous
: consisting of great numbers of units or individuals <born into a numerous family>; also : many <received numerous complaints> <The people I'd like to thank are too numerous to mention.>
Examples of numerous in a sentence
She decided to leave for numerous reasons.
The birds are becoming more numerous in this area.
Origin and Etymology of numerous
Middle English, from Latin numerosus, from numerus
First Known Use: 15th century
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Definition of numerous for English Language Learners
: existing in large numbers
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