Meaning of numerable in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnjuːm(ə)rəb(ə)l/


  • Able to be counted.

    ‘A cleverly packaged cocktail of elderly acting talent bring their numerable years of experience to the table to create a gentle, mature and engaging little story.’
    • ‘I find this penalty charge to us, and other numerable people, to be a fraud.’
    • ‘I protect this small burg from the likes of them, especially around this time, as the attacks grow ever-more numerable.’
    • ‘His tendency is exactly that of an eighteenth-century encyclopaedist or of a Dutch painter: the world is finite, the world is full of numerable and contiguous objects.’
    • ‘There is a harsh, lonely element that runs through much of the IAS material, droning passages, a juxtaposition of numerable repetitious melodies.’
    • ‘Thabit's concept of number follows that of Plato and he argues that numbers exist, whether someone knows them or not, and they are separate from numerable things.’


Mid 16th century from Latin numerabilis, from numerare ‘to number’.