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adjective
(1)
Of or relating to or denoting numbers
"A numeral adjective"
"Numerical analysis"
noun
(2)
A symbol used to represent a number
"He learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
Wiktonary
Noun
A
word
or
symbol
representing a
number
.
The word “fifteen”, the Arabic
numeral
“15”, and the Roman
numeral
“XV” are all
numerals
representing the number fifteen.
Quotations
2002
— Laurie Bauer & Rodney Huddleston, "Lexical word-formation", p1621-1722 in
The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language
, p1715
We use the term
numeral
for linguistic expressions and
number
for meanings. For example,
five
is a numeral expressing the number "5" - and
fifteen hundred
and
one thousand five hundred
are different numerals expressing the same number, "1,500".
Noun
numeral (word representing a number)