numerical

Anything numerical is related to numbers or can be expressed in numbers. Your height is a numerical concept, but your love for your friends is not.

You will learn many numerical concepts in math class: anything that has to do with numbers in any way can be referred to as numerical. Mathematicians deal with numerical issues, but poets do not — unless they're counting syllables, which is numerical because it involves numbers. Some people are better with numerical concepts than others — like accountants, statisticians, and math teachers.

Definitions of numerical
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or denoting numbers
    synonyms: numeral, numeric
  2. adjective
    relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    “tests for rating numerical aptitude”
    synonyms: mathematical
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    Antonyms:
    verbal
    relating to or having facility in the use of words
  3. adjective
    measured or expressed in numbers
    numerical value”
    “the numerical superiority of the enemy”
    synonyms: numeric
    quantitative
    expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
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