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 for numbering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Number \Num"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Numbered
     (n[u^]m"b[~e]rd); p. pr & vb. n. Numbering.] [OE. nombren,
     noumbren, F. nombrer, fr. L. numerare, numeratum. See
     Number, n.]
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     1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to
        enumerate.
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              If a man can number the dust of the earth, then
              shall thy seed also be numbered.      --Gen. xiii.
                                                    16.
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     2. To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.
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              He was numbered with the transgressors. --Is. liii.
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     3. To give or apply a number or numbers to; to assign the
        place of in a series by order of number; to designate the
        place of by a number or numeral; as, to number the houses
        in a street, or the apartments in a building.
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     4. To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of;
        as, the army numbers fifty thousand.
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              Thy tears can not number the dead.    --Campbell.
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     Numbering machine, a machine for printing consecutive
        numbers, as on railway tickets, bank bills, etc.
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     Syn: To count; enumerate; calculate; tell.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  numbering
      n 1: a numbered list [syn: enumeration, numbering]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "numbering":
     accounting, assimilating, census, comprising, containing, counting,
     covering, dactylonomy, embracing, encircling, enclosing,
     encompassing, enumeration, envisaging, foliation, including,
     inclusive, incorporating, inventorying, measurement, numeration,
     pagination, quantification, quantization, tallying, telling
  
  

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