numerator

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

numerator (plural numerators)

  1. (arithmetic) The number or expression written above the line in a fraction (such as 1 in ½).
    Synonym: nominator (obsolete)
    Coordinate term: denominator
  2. An enumerator; someone who counts things.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From numerō (count, reckon), from numerus (number).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

numerātor m (genitive numerātōris); third declension

  1. counter, numerator

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative numerātor numerātōrēs
Genitive numerātōris numerātōrum
Dative numerātōrī numerātōribus
Accusative numerātōrem numerātōrēs
Ablative numerātōre numerātōribus
Vocative numerātor numerātōrēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: numerator
  • Italian: numeratore
  • Spanish: numerador

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