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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. amounting to a large indefinite number;
- Example: "numerous times"
- Example: "the family was numerous"
- Example: "Palomar's fans are legion"
[syn: numerous, legion(p)]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Numerous \Nu"mer*ous\, a. [L. numerosus. See Number.] 1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous objections. [1913 Webster] Such and so numerous was their chivalry. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- Nu"mer*ous*ly, adv. -- Nu"mer*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

numerous adj 1: amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times"; "the family was numerous"; "Palomar's fans are legion" [syn: numerous, legion(p)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "numerous": abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample, aplenty, big, billion, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, certain, composite, considerable, copious, countless, diffuse, effuse, epidemic, ever so many, exhaustless, extravagant, exuberant, fat, fertile, flush, full, full many, galore, generous, great, heaped-up, in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible, jillion, large, lavish, legion, liberal, luxuriant, many, maximal, million, more, more than one, much, multifarious, multifold, multiple, multitudinal, multitudinous, myriad, no few, not a few, not singular, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, plural, pluralistic, plurative, populous, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, quite some, rampant, replete, rich, rife, riotous, running over, several, some, sundry, superabundant, teeming, thousand, various, very many, voluminous, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, zillion