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Meaning of NUMERAL

Pronunciation:  'noomurul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective"; "numerical analysis"

NUMERAL is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: number, numeric, numerical
 See Also: antilog, antilogarithm, Arabic numeral, Roman numeral, symbol



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Nu"mer*al\, a. [L. numeralis, fr. numerus number: cf.
    F. num['e]ral. See {Number}, n.]
    1. Of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or
             A long train of numeral progressions. --Locke.
    2. Expressing number; representing number; as, numeral
       letters or characters, as X or 10 for ten.
  2. \Nu"mer*al\, n.
    1. A figure or character used to express a number; as, the
       Arabic numerals, 1, 2, 3, etc.; the Roman numerals, I, V,
       X, L, etc.
    2. A word expressing a number.