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Numeral

Numeral

WordNet



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



  1. 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



  1. numeral (word representing a number)