-v. 8. enumerate, count, count off, numerate, paginate; tally, tell, tell off, tick off; figure, cipher, figure up, tot, reckon; compute, calculate, score, sum, sum up, add, subtract, multiply, divide; estimate, make an estimate, assess; account, make an accounting, make a count, audit, balance, prove; call the roll, roll-call, take attendance; take stock, inventory, count up.
numberless, adj. innumerable, countless, numerous, numerous as the grains of sand on the seashore, numerous as the stars in the Milky Way; many, myriad, untold, multitudinous; multifold, multiple, multiplied, Inf. umpteen, Sl. skaty-eight, Sl. forty-'leven, Inf. more than one could shake a stick at, more than one can count; unnumbered, unnumerated, uncounted, uncountable, infinite, incomputable, incalculable, immeasurable, measureless, indeterminate, indefinite; abundant, profuse, teeming, prevalent, plentiful, plenteous, bountiful, copious,
numbing, adj. deadening, hebetative, dulling; narcotic, drugging, anesthetic, anesthetizing, stunning, shocking, paralyzing; hypnotic, Lethean, mesmerizing, stupefactive; chilly, freezing, frigid, glacial,
numbness, n. 1. unconsciousness, insentience, insensibility, insensitiveness, insensitivity; stupor, narcosis, anesthetization, hypnosis, paralysis; shock, dazedness, confusion.
2. inattentiveness, absent-mindedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance; disregard, half-heartedness, dullness, lethargy, sluggishness.
3. imperviousness, hardness, callousness, toughness; apathy, coolness, passionlessness, emotionlessness, impassibility, impassibleness.
numeral, n. number, Sp. numero; cipher, digit, figure, integer, round number, whole number, fraction; cardinal number, ordinal number, Arabic number, Roman number, digital number,
numerate, v. 1. number, paginate, page, foliate; mark, stamp, print.
2. count, compute, calculate, reckon, figure; tally, add, sum up, total, tot up.
3. enumerate, list, specify, name, cite, recite, estimate, check, check off, go over, run over, take account of; catalogue, detail, mark, take stock of.
numerical, adj. nu'merary, numerative, arithmetic, arithmetical, mathematical, algebraic, statistical; submultiple, reciprocal, prime, fractional, decimal, exponential, logarithmic, logometric; differential, integral, real, imaginary; rational, irrational, positive, negative.
numerous, adj. many, very many, ever so many, myriad, sundry, divers, several, quite a few; various, manifold, multifarious; multitudinous, innumerable, numberless, countless, untold, Inf. umpteen, Sl. skaty-eight, Sl. forty-'leven, Inf. more than one could shake a stick at, more than one can count; multifold, multiple, multiplied; unnumbered, uncounted, uncountable, infinite, incomputable, incalculable; abundant, profuse, prevalent, plentiful, plenteous, rife, bountiful; great, considerable, large.
numskull, n. Informal, dope, booby, fool, Inf. dummy, Sl. dumbbell, Sl. meatball, Sl. meathead, blockhead, beetlehead, bonehead, dunderhead, dun-derpate, chucklehead, Sl. dumbhead, Sl. lunkhead, Inf. knucklehead, Sl. stupidhead. See - fool (def. 1).
nun, n. 1. sister, religious, conventual; virgin, maiden, bride of Christ; recluse, contemplative, anchoress.
2. aspirant, postulant, novice, canonical, professed.
3. abbess, prioress, canoness, mother superior, reverend mother, mother general, reverend mother vicar.
nunnery, n. 1. convent, motherhouse, novitiate; religious community, abbey, priory, cloister, cenoby; All Obs. religious life, sisterhood, nunhood, nunship.