# Numeral vs. Digit — What's the Difference?

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## Compare with Definitions

#### Numeral

A symbol or mark used to represent a number.
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#### Digit

A human finger or toe.
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#### Numeral

Of, relating to, or representing numbers.
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#### Digit

A corresponding part in other vertebrates.
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#### Numeral

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.
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#### Digit

A unit of length derived from the breadth of a finger and equal to about 34 of an inch (2.0 centimeters).
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#### Numeral

A representation of a number composed of such symbols.
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#### Digit

One of the ten Arabic number symbols, 0 through 9.
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#### Numeral

(linguistics) A number word, a simple or compound word for a number often having particular grammatical attributes depending on the language.
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#### Digit

Such a symbol used in a system of numeration.
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#### Numeral

(card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).
Jacks, queens, and kings are not numerals.
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#### Digit

Digits Slang A telephone number
She gave me her digits, and I put them in my phone.
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#### Numeral

Of or relating to numbers; numerical.
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#### Digit

(mathematics) The whole numbers from 0 to 9 and the Arabic numerals representing them, which are combined to represent base-ten numbers.
The number 123.4 has four digits: the hundreds digit is 1, the tens digit is 2, the units digit is 3, and the tenths digit is 4.
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#### Numeral

Of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or numerals.
A long train of numeral progressions.
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#### Digit

(mathematics) A distinct symbol representing one of an arithmetic progression of numbers between 0 and the radix.
Hexadecimal numeration (Base sixteen) includes the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 but also A (=10 decimal), B, C, D, E, and F. Sixteen itself is written as the two-digit number 10.
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#### Numeral

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

The apparent diameter of the sun or moon, (chiefly) as a measure of the totality of an eclipse.
A six-digit eclipse covers half the lunar surface.
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#### Numeral

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.
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#### Digit

A unit of length notionally based upon the width of an adult human finger, standardized differently in various places and times, (especially) the English digit of 16{{nbsp}}foot, now equivalent to about 1.9{{nbsp}}cm.
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#### Numeral

A word expressing a number.
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Syn of inch.
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#### Numeral

A symbol used to represent a number;
He learned to write the numerals before he went to school
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#### Digit

(anatomy) A narrow extremity of the human hand or foot: a finger, thumb, or toe.
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#### Numeral

Of or relating to or denoting numbers;
A numeral adjective
Numerical analysis
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#### Digit

(zoology) Similar or similar-looking structures in other animals.
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#### Digit

Syn of degreeof a circle.
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#### Digit

(transitive) To point at or point out with the finger.
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#### Digit

One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe.
The ruminants have the "cloven foot," i. e., two hoofed digits on each foot.
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#### Digit

A finger's breadth, commonly estimated to be three fourths of an inch.
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#### Digit

One of the ten figures or symbols, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, by which all numbers are expressed; - so called because of the use of the fingers in counting and computing.
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#### Digit

One twelfth part of the diameter of the sun or moon; - a term used to express the quantity of an eclipse; as, an eclipse of eight digits is one which hides two thirds of the diameter of the disk.
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#### Digit

To point at or out with the finger.
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#### Digit

One of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers;
0 and 1 are digits
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#### Digit

The length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
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#### Digit

A finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates
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