numeral
Pronunciation
  • (RP) enPR: nyo͞oʹm(ə)rəl, IPA: /ˈnjuːməɹəl/, /ˈnjuːmɹəl/
  • (America) enPR: no͞oʹm(ə)rəl, IPA: /ˈnuməɹəl/, /ˈnumɹəl/

Noun

numeral (plural numerals)

  1. A symbol that is not a word and represents a number, such as the Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 and the Roman numerals I, V, X, L.
  2. (linguistics) A word representing a number.
  3. (card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).
    Jacks, queens, and kings are not numerals.
Synonyms
  • (word representing a number) number
Translations Translations
Adjective

numeral (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to numbers; numerical.
Synonyms


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