verb (used with object), e·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing.

  1. to mention separately as if in counting; name one by one; specify, as in a list: Let me enumerate the many flaws in your hypothesis.
  2. to ascertain the number of; count.


  1. (tr) to mention separately or in order; name one by one; list
  2. (tr) to determine the number of; count
  3. Canadian to compile or enter (a name or names) in a voting list for an area

1610s, from or modeled on Latin enumeratus, past participle of enumerare (see enumeration). Middle English had annumerate (early 15c.). Related: Enumerated; enumerating.

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