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Numeral vs. Determiner

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Numeralnoun

A symbol that is not a word and represents a number, such as the Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 and the Roman numerals I, V, X, L.

Determinernoun

(grammar) A member of a class of words functioning in a noun phrase to identify or distinguish a referent without describing or modifying it.

Numeralnoun

(linguistics) A word representing a number.

Determinernoun

(grammar) A dependent function in a noun phrase marking the NP as definite or indefinite. This function is usually filled by words in the determinative class but may be filled by other elements such as a genitive pronoun.

Numeralnoun

(card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).

‘Jacks, queens, and kings are not numerals.’;

Determinernoun

Something that determines, or helps someone to determine, something else.

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Numeraladjective

Of or relating to numbers; numerical.

Determinernoun

One who, or that which, determines or decides.

Numeraladjective

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

‘A long train of numeral progressions.’;

Determinernoun

an argument that is conclusive

Numeraladjective

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

Determinernoun

one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases

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Numeralnoun

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.

Determinernoun

a determining or causal element or factor;

‘education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life’;

Numeralnoun

A word expressing a number.

Determiner

A determiner, also called determinative (abbreviated DET), is a word, phrase, or affix that occurs together with a noun or noun phrase and serves to express the reference of that noun or noun phrase in the context. That is, a determiner may indicate whether the noun is referring to a definite or indefinite element of a class, to a closer or more distant element, to an element belonging to a specified person or thing, to a particular number or quantity, etc.

Numeralnoun

a symbol used to represent a number;

‘he learned to write the numerals before he went to school’;

Numeraladjective

of or relating to or denoting numbers;

‘a numeral adjective’; ‘numerical analysis’;

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