Counting vs Numbering - What's the difference?

counting | numbering |


As verbs the difference between counting and numbering

is that counting is while numbering is .

As nouns the difference between counting and numbering

is that counting is a count; the act by which something is counted while numbering is a sequence of numbers indicating order or otherwise used for identification.

counting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Derived terms

    * and counting * counting number * countinghouse

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A count; the act by which something is counted.
  • numbering

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sequence of numbers indicating order or otherwise used for identification.
  • The action of creating or assigning such a sequence for identification.
  • The action of counting or ordering with numbers.
  • Derived terms

    * autonumbering

    Verb

    (head)