V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to individually list things one by one; 2. to count the number of things in something

Synonyms: specify, list, recite, recount, count, itemize, number, tally


Tips: Enumerate has its roots in the Latin word for number. When you enumerate points or details, you recount them in a list.

Usage Examples:

The mechanic enumerated the list of things that were wrong with the car. (listed, cited)

After her boss enumerated the number of times she had been late for work that month, he warned her that the next time, she would be fired. (recounted, tallied)

I took careful notes during his presentation, and if you like, I can enumerate all of the key points he made. (list, recount)

He enumerated the many benefits of investing in the company 401K plan. (listed, recited)

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