# Antonyms for numerator

Grammar : Noun |

Spell : noo-muh-rey-ter, nyoo- |

Phonetic Transcription : ˈnu məˌreɪ tər, ˈnyu- |

## Definition of numerator

Origin :

- 1540s, from Late Latin
*numerator*"counter, numberer," agent noun from*numerat-*, past participle stem of*numerare*"to count, number," from*numerus*"a number" (see number (n.)).

- As in number :
*noun*unit of the mathematical system - As in common denominator :
*noun*common factor

**Example sentences**:

*There was a numerator, and that was Hugh; there was a nought below and that was she.*- Extract from : «
*Dodo's Daughter*» by E. F. Benson

*The denominator of decimals is never written, the dot placed before the first figure of the numerator expressing its value.*- Extract from : «
*Cooley's Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades..., Sixth Edition, Volume I*» by Arnold Cooley

*A vulgar fraction is reduced to a decimal by dividing the numerator (increased sufficiently with ciphers) by the denominator.*- Extract from : «
*Cooley's Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades..., Sixth Edition, Volume I*» by Arnold Cooley

*One factor in the numerator and one in the denominator make a “pair” of factors.*- Extract from : «
*Turning and Boring*» by Franklin D. Jones

*It is indicated at the extreme right of the numerator in the classification.*- Extract from : «
*The Science of Fingerprints*» by Federal Bureau of Investigation

*What is the difference between the numerator and the denominator?*- Extract from : «
*New Word-Analysis*» by William Swinton

*What have we done with the numerator and denominator in every case?*- Extract from : «
*Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education*» by Ontario Ministry of Education

*Happiness, said Carlyle, is as the value of a common fraction, which results from dividing the numerator by the denominator.*- Extract from : «
*21*» by Frank Crane

*The fools are eternally trying to get happiness by multiplying the numerator, the wise divide the denominator.*- Extract from : «
*21*» by Frank Crane

*If the numerator is a multiple of 5, the fraction represents twentieths.*- Extract from : «
*Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5*» by Various

## Synonyms for numerator

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