- To enumerate is defined as to mention things one by one or to make clear the number of things.
An example of enumerate is when you list all of an author's works one by one.
transitive verbe·nu·mer·at·ed, e·nu·mer·at·ing, e·nu·mer·ates
- To count off or name one by one; list: A spokesperson enumerated the strikers' demands.
- To determine the number of; count.
Origin of enumerateLatin ēnumerāre, ēnumerāt-, to count out : ē-, ex-, ex- + numerus, number; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present enumerates, present participle enumerating, simple past and past participle enumerated)