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enumerate

verb

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1 to specify one after another
  • I proceeded to enumerate the reasons why I would be justified in filing a lawsuit for negligence

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  • generalize
2 to find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added
  • there were more birds hovering about the bird feeder than I could possibly enumerate

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3 to make a list of
  • let's enumerate the top ten reasons why Top Ten lists have gotten out of hand

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The first known use of enumerate was in 1616

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“Enumerate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enumerate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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