# Numeric vs. Numerical ## Numeric and Numerical Definitions

#### Numeric

A number or numeral.

#### Numerical

Of or relating to a number or series of numbers
Numerical order.

#### Numeric

Variant of numerical.

#### Numerical

Designating number or a number
A numerical symbol.

#### Numeric

Of or relating to numbers, especially the characters 0 to 9.

#### Numerical

Expressed in or counted by numbers
Numerical strength.

#### Numeric

(obsolete) the same; identical

#### Numerical

Of or pertaining to numbers

#### Numeric

(mathematics) Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio.

#### Numerical

(obsolete) The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical.

#### Numeric

Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement.

#### Numerical

Measured or expressed in numbers;
Numerical value
The numerical superiority of the enemy

#### Numeric

The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body.
Would to God that all my fellow brethren, which with me bemoan the loss of their books, . . . might rejoice for the recovery thereof, though not the same numerical volumes.

#### Numerical

Of or relating to or denoting numbers;
Numerical analysis

#### Numeric

Relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; as, tests for rating numerical aptitude. Contrasted with verbal.

#### Numerical

Designated by or expressed in numbers;
Numerical symbols
A very simple numeric code
Numerical equations

#### Numeric

Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + n?-1, where m and n are real numerics.

#### Numerical

Relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers;
Tests for rating numerical aptitude
A mathematical whiz

#### Numeric

Of or relating to or denoting numbers;
Numerical analysis

#### Numeric

Measured or expressed in numbers;
Numerical value
The numerical superiority of the enemy

#### Numeric

Designated by or expressed in numbers;
Numerical symbols
A very simple numeric code
Numerical equations