enumerate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v enumerate specify individually "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered","The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"
    • v enumerate determine the number or amount of "Can you count the books on your shelf?","Count your change"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Enumerate To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation. "Enumerating the services he had done."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • enumerate To count; ascertain or tell over the number of; number; hence, to mention in detail; recount; recapitulate: as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Enumerate e-nū′mer-āt to count the number of: to name over
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. enumeratus, p. p. of enumerare, to count out, enumerate; e, out + numerare, to count, fr. numerus, number. See Number
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. e, out, numerāre, -ātum, to number.

Usage

In literature:

I have seen them enumerated only in common.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55)" by Various
This is subdivided into four categories, which I need not enumerate.
"The Contemporary Review, January 1883" by Various
It would be impossible to enumerate all the unexpected things that might happen during a fire.
"Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence" by Grant Milnor Hyde
The above section is aimed at one who takes a female with the intent to compel her to suffer the crimes enumerated.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
Quintus Ennius wrote a poem on dainties: he there enumerates countless species of fish, which of course he had carefully studied.
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius
It is impossible to enter here upon an enumeration that would be endless.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The heading of this chapter enumerates the principal kinds of supernatural humbugs.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
I have therefore adopted it in this enumeration.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
You have made a tolerably good enumeration, though I fear not arranged in the most scientific order.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The difficulties enumerated are real difficulties and have seriously retarded farm organization.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
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In poetry:

The collection of materials
The sorting of minerals
The naming of substances
The enumeration of all these
And the congratulation of all those
Who live in a certain part of a certain place
"To Make A Bridge" by Charles Madge
Imagination plays me most intolerable tricks.
To enumerate them all would be unbearably prolix.
Just a trifle bids them gather and a trifle bids them go.
And they tease me and torment me more than anyone can know.
"Imagination" by Gamaliel Bradford

In news:

This paper introduces an innovative belief approximation technique, called Best-First Belief State Enumeration (BFBSE), that addresses this limitation by computing estimate probabilities directly from the HMM belief state update equations.
Microbiological Examination of Non-Sterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests.
Aside from mix tapes made by old lovers and friends, an enumeration of someone else's favorite music isn't going to move you.
I offered to enumerate the allegations in the complaint.
Microbiological Examination of Non-Sterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests.
The Mate Enumerator operates in two modes: sequential number mode, where the tool advances by one number for each complete stroke the tool makes.
The enumerated blessings were touching.
Kargon, who has written about MIT's efforts to export its particular brand of science-and-engineering education, enumerates the similarities.
"This standard behavior of the browsers makes it possible to enumerate all the fonts that are installed in your system, but particularly to pinpoint if Palida Narrow is installed," CrySys stated in a blog post.
An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census.
In this photo provided by the National Archives at College Park, an enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 Census.
For those who could bring themselves to read past the final score at the top of the stat sheet, there was this stunner in the wide-receivers section of the enumerated carnage.
Revision of D5246 - 92(2004) Standard Test Method for Isolation and Enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Water.
Networking company enumerates operational and strategic risks worldwide.
As a classifier, a Set Enumeration (SE) tree can be viewed as a generalization of decision trees.
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In science:

In the next section we describe a different approach to enumerate random walks, which will provide a different viewpoint of this problem.
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
We remark that it might seem more natural to enumerate Dyck paths of fixed length in terms of the integers Nj enumerating the visits at each level, rather than in terms of the positive integers nj enumerating the up steps from each level.
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
We were unaware of the previous works on the enumeration of vertices in planar rooted trees , .
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
We now proceed to discuss some properties of the enumeration numbers (3.3) by introducing generating functions .
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
Example 1: enumeration of walks with fixed length and height.
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
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