prenumber

verb pre·num·ber \ ˌprē-ˈnəm-bər \
variants: or pre-number

Definition of prenumber

prenumbered or pre-numbered; prenumbering or pre-numbering
: to number (something) in advance : to assign identifying numbers to (something) ahead of time
  • prenumber the tickets

prenumbered

or pre-numbered adjective
    • Have employees fill out pre-numbered purchase orders for every order placed.
    • —Elizabeth Garcia

First Known Use of prenumber

1898

in the meaning defined above

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