Definition of Numerous

1. Adjective. Amounting to a large indefinite number. "Palomar's fans are legion"

Exact synonyms: Legion
Similar to: Many
Derivative terms: Numerosity, Numerousness



Definition of Numerous

1. a. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army.

Definition of Numerous

1. Adjective. Indefinitely large numerically, many ¹

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Definition of Numerous

1. many [adj] - See also: many

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Numerous

numero signs
numero symbol
numero symbols
numero uno
numerolinguistic
numerological
numerologically
numerologies
numerologist
numerologists
numerology
numeronym
numeronyms
numerosities
numerosity
numerous (current term)
numerously
numerousness
numerousnesses
numerus clausus
numidian
numina
numinal
numinous
numinousness
numinousnesses
numismatic
numismatical
numismatically
numismatics

Literary usage of Numerous

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"numerous Book Reviews and Notes for Students complete the number. ... These ceremonial objects are very numerous among the Hopi ; and their installation in ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"numerous other details were considered. The subject of stability was further ... It is said : The recent preparation of numerous papers in systematic ..."

3. A Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle: To which is by Michael Faraday, William Crookes (1861)
"With numerous Illustrations. Crown Svo, 6s. cloth. Physical Sciences. ... Botany, Structural and Systematic: with numerous Microscopic and other ..."

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