Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 85 (Numeration)

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#85. Numeration. -- N. numeration; numbering &c. v.; pagination; tale, recension[obs], enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation[obs]; calculation, calculus; algorithm, algorism[obs], rhabdology[obs], dactylonomy[obs]; measurement &c. 466; statistics.

arithmetic, analysis, algebra, geometry, analytical geometry, fluxions[obs]; differential calculus, integral calculus, infinitesimal calculus; calculus of differences.

[Statistics] dead reckoning, muster, poll, census, capitation, roll call, recapitulation; account &c. (list) 86.

[Operations] notation, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, rule of three, practice, equations, extraction of roots, reduction, involution, evolution, estimation, approximation, interpolation, differentiation, integration.

[Instruments] abacus, logometer[obs], slide rule, slipstick[coll.], tallies, Napier's bones, calculating machine, difference engine, suan- pan[obs]; adding machine; cash register; electronic calculator, calculator, computer;

[people who calculate] arithmetician, calculator, abacist[obs], algebraist, mathematician; statistician, geometer; programmer; accountant, auditor.

V. number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; sum up, cast up; tell off, score, cipher, compute, calculate, suppute[obs], add, subtract, multiply, divide, extract roots. algebraize[obs].

check, prove, demonstrate, balance, audit, overhaul, take stock; affix numbers to, page.

amount to, add up to, come to.

Adj. numeral, numerical; arithmetical, analytic, algebraic, statistical, numerable, computable, calculable; commensurable, commensurate; incommensurable, incommensurate, innumerable, unfathomable, infinite.

Adv. quantitatively; arithmetically; measurably; in numbers.