Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to number; consisting in number.

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Usage examples "numerical":

  1. Elsewhere I have given reasons for thinking that Dante had a special motive for wrapping up his meaning in this numerical form. - "Dante: His Times and His Work", Arthur John Butler.
  2. To take another example: When our army embarked at Port Tampa it was the business of some officer somewhere to know the exact capacity of every transport and the numerical strength of every regiment. - "Campaigning in Cuba", George Kennan.
  3. Blucher was indeed ready to co- operate with Schwartzenberg; and though the Crown Prince had not yet reached his ground, the numerical superiority of the enemy was very great. - "The History of Napoleon Buonaparte", John Gibson Lockhart.