What does the word numerical mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Numerically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to number; consisting in number.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by John Gibson Lockhart