e·nu·mer·ate (ĭ-nmə-rāt′, -ny-)
tr.v. e·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing, e·nu·mer·ates
1. To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands.
2. To determine the number of; count.
[Latin ēnumerāre, ēnumerāt-, to count out : ē-, ex-, ex- + numerus, number; see nem- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
e·numer·a′tive (-mə-rā′tĭv, -mər-ə-) adj.
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