too numerous to mention/list

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of too numerous to mention/list

somewhat formal
: of such a large quantity that they cannot all be named
  • The people I'd like to thank are too numerous to mention/list.

Word by Word Definitions

too play
  1. : besides, also

  2. : to an excessive degree : excessively

  3. : to such a degree as to be regrettable

numerous play
  1. : consisting of great numbers of units or individuals

mention play
  1. : the act or an instance of citing or calling attention to someone or something especially in a casual or incidental manner

  2. : formal citation (see citation 3) for outstanding achievement

  1. : to make mention of : refer to

list play
  1. : please, suit

  2. : wish, choose

  1. : inclination, craving

  1. : listen

  2. : to listen to : hear

  1. : a band or strip of material: such as

  2. : listel

  3. : selvage

  1. : to cut away a narrow strip from the edge of

  2. : to prepare or plant (land) in ridges and furrows with a lister

  1. : a deviation from the vertical : tilt

  1. : to tilt to one side

  2. : to cause to list

  1. : a simple series of words or numerals (such as the names of persons or objects)

  2. : an official roster : roll

  3. : catalog, checklist

  1. : to make a list of : enumerate

  2. : to include on a list : register

  3. : to place (oneself) in a specified category


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