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Meaning of numerous by Wiktionary Dictionary

numerous


    Adjective

    numerous ( comparative more numerous, superlative most numerous )

    1. Indefinitely large numerically, many

    Synonyms



Explanation of numerous by Wordnet Dictionary

numerous


    Adjective
    1. amounting to a large indefinite number

    2. numerous times
      the family was numerous


    Definition of numerous by GCIDE Dictionary

    numerous


    1. Numerous a. [L. numerosus. See Number.]
      1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, “a numerous army; numerous objections”.

      Such and so numerous was their chivalry. Milton.

      2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.]

      Such prompt eloquence

      Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse. Milton.

      -- Numerously, adv. -- Numerousness, n.