Numeral and Symbol


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Numeral noun – A character used to represent a mathematical value.
Usage example: write the answer in Roman numerals

Symbol is a synonym for numeral in number topic. In some cases you can use "Symbol" instead a noun "Numeral", when it comes to topics like character, representation.
Nearby Words: numerator, numerical, numeric, numeration, numerically
Synonyms for Numeral


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Symbol noun – A written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader.
Usage example: the symbol ¶ indicates where a new paragraph should begin

Numeral is a synonym for symbol in number topic. You can use "Numeral" instead a noun "Symbol", if it concerns topics such as letter, representation.
Nearby Words: symbolic, symbolized, symbolism, symbolical, symbolised
Synonyms for Symbol

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Both words in one sentence

  • Brought to You by the Letter "S" The members of Goggle-V all wear a badge with a "V" symbol (a roman numeral five), as well as belt buckles with "GV" engraved.
  • You Are Number 6 While it's written as "Sicks", the villain of Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro uses the numeral 6 has his symbol.
  • Webcomic / Superego Ten individuals, each designated by a numeral, a symbol, and a color, are trapped in a hospital and must work together to get out.
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