Adjective "numerous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈnjuːm(ə)rəs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Great in number; many.
  1. 'The nominees are too numerous to mention - but you can see them all here.'
  2. 'Productivity is notoriously difficult to measure, as numerous studies have found.'
  3. 'Wilson has received numerous awards and honors, including the National Medal of Science.'
  4. 'And of course television news is even worse, as numerous studies have shown.'
  5. 'There are also numerous other prizes to be won.'
  6. 'Winifred related that numerous calls to the education office were in vain.'
  7. 'Sixty-five U.S. investigations have been launched as well as numerous international studies.'
  8. 'The result is that numerous museums all over the country are making exciting new acquisitions.'
  9. 'Anglicans were the most numerous in the city, with Quakers a close second.'
  10. 'By that time, chess had taken root and chess events became more numerous.'
  11. 'the orchestra and chorus were numerous'

Definitions

1. very many; being or existing in great quantity: numerous visits; numerous fish.

2. consisting of or comprising a great number of units or individuals: Recent audiences have been more numerous.

More examples(as adjective)

"wildfowls can be numerous in winters."

"turbans can be numerous on dates."

"subdivisions can be numerous of peerages."

"stars can be numerous in/at/on todays."

"stars can be numerous in habitats."

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Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin numerosus, from numerus ‘a number’.