Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “numerical”

See all translations

numerical

adjective uk   /njuːˈmer.ɪ.kl̩/ us    /nuː-/
involving or expressed in numbers: a numerical calculation numerical skill/ability Keep your files in numerical order. The UN forces have a numerical superiority over the rebels (= there are more of the UN forces).
numerically
adverb uk   /-kəl.i/ us  
to be numerically superior
Translations of “numerical”
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字的, 以數字表示的…
in Russian числовой, цифровой…
in Turkish sayısal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字的, 以数字表示的…
in Polish numeryczny…
(Definition of numerical from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of numerical?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “numerical” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More