prenumber

verb
pre·num·ber | \ ˌprē-ˈnəm-bər \
variants: or pre-number
prenumbered or pre-numbered; prenumbering or pre-numbering

Definition of prenumber 

transitive verb

: to number (something) in advance : to assign identifying numbers to (something) ahead of time prenumber the tickets

Other words from prenumber

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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