Associations to the word «Numeral»


NUMERAL, noun. 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.
NUMERAL, noun. (linguistics) A word representing a number.
NUMERAL, noun. (card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).
NUMERAL, adjective. Of or relating to numbers; numerical.

Dictionary definition

NUMERAL, noun. A symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school".
NUMERAL, adjective. Of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke