[njˈuːməɹə͡l], [njˈuːməɹəl], [n_j_ˈuː_m_ə_ɹ_əl]
Definitions of numeral

a symbol used to represent a number; " he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"

of or relating to or denoting numbers; " a numeral adjective"; " numerical analysis"

Expressing number; representing number; as, numeral letters or characters, as X or 10 for ten.

A figure or character used to express a number; as, the Arabic numerals, 1, 2, 3, etc.; the Roman numerals, I, V, X, L, etc.

A word expressing a number.

Consisting of, or denoting, number.

A sign or word expressing a number, as X for ten; 5 for five.

Numerically.

Pertaining to or consisting of number.

A figure used to express a number, as 1, 2, 3, etc.

Character denoting a number.

Relating to number.

Pertaining to number.

A symbol or word used to express a number.

Pertaining to, consisting of, or denoting number.

A figure or a word expressing a number.

Of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or numerals.

A symbol or character used to express a number.

Relating to or expressing number.
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Usage examples for numeral

It is really a matching of numbers, for which the Chinamen make signs on their fingers, up to the numeral ten. – Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben

Her voice rose with each numeral; and Mr. Gibbs himself led the way downstairs, and, followed by his friends, slipped nimbly round the corner. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs

Now since many of the volumes contain a number of treatises, the names of these treatises, although they have not always been correctly christened, are written down under each volume, and an Arabic numeral is added to each name shewing on what leaf each tract begins. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark

The ground work of this frame is composed of fine horizontal colored lines, and is ornamented by foliations, and inscribed in outlined colorless capitals, " U." and " S.," in the upper corners, with " Post Office," between, following the form of the oval, large numeral " 5," and " 5," in the lower corners, with " Five Cents" between, following the form of the oval. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany

The peculiarity about the Lynngam numerals is the suffix re, and the numeral " five" de. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon

On closer inspection he finds that appended to the course is a Roman numeral, and that the same numeral is against one of his other courses. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin

She wrote " five," in letters, and lower down filled in the numeral, putting it very near the dollar sign. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley

The numeral characters of the Bramins, the Persians, the Arabians, and other eastern nations, are similar. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli

When the Basel painting was cut out to be mounted, the last numeral was lost; so that it now stands dated 152. – Holbein by Beatrice Fortescue

The script f is very like 8, the script p like 9; r is the last letter of four, l is the Roman numeral for fifty, which suggests five. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus

The crement is employed when the noun is used with numeral adjectives, when it has adjective or other affixes, and generally when it enters into composition with other words. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale

The title of a theme should not be given a numeral or letter. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones

Each figure holds a glyph with the numeral ten attached to it in its outstretched hand. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall

But, if that isn't the numeral? – The Village Coquette by Riviere Dufresny

The marking system of that time gave the numeral 4 as a maximum, with which standard 2. 5 was a " passing average." – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan

30. What are the values of X as a Numeral? – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway

35. What effect does it have on a letter as a numeral to repeat it? – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway