too numerous to mention/list

Definition of too numerous to mention/list

somewhat formal

  1. :  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

  1. :  besides, also

    :  to an excessive degree :  excessively

    :  to such a degree as to be regrettable

numerousplay
  1. :  consisting of great numbers of units or individuals

    :  many

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

    :  formal citation (see citation 3) for outstanding achievement

  1. :  to make mention of :  refer to

    :  to cite for outstanding achievement

listplay
  1. :  please, suit

    :  wish, choose

  1. :  inclination, craving

  1. :  listen

    :  to listen to :  hear

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

    :  listel

    :  selvage

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

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

  1. :  a deviation from the vertical :  tilt

    :  the extent of such a deviation

  1. :  to tilt to one side

    :  to tilt to one side in a state of equilibrium (as from an unbalanced load) — compare heel

    :  to cause to list

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

    :  an official roster :  roll

    :  catalog, checklist

  1. :  to make a list of :  enumerate

    :  to include on a list :  register

    :  to place (oneself) in a specified category


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