Definition of enumerative in English:

enumerative

adjective

See enumerate

  • ‘One type is enumerative in nature and involves asking as many people as possible and then reporting the raw numbers.’
  • ‘For enumerative research, random sampling could provide statistically based generalizability, although even here the sampling frame is often a restricted version of the target population.’
  • ‘In his early work he investigated quadrics, algebraic curves, complexes, and congruences in the spirit of nineteenth-century projective, metrical, and enumerative geometry.’
  • ‘On the other hand, neither enumerative nor eliminative induction are logical guarantors of truth, because they are themselves based on assumptions about the world.’
  • ‘Together they make a strong case, both enumerative and analytical, for the centrality of Africa in the study of modernity and modernism.’

Pronunciation

enumerative

/ɪˈnjuːmərətɪv/