Meaning of 'count'

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Meaning of ‘count’

11 definitions found.



the act of counting

Synonyms: tally


a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl


the total number counted

Example: "a blood count"


to include as if by counting

Example: "I can count my colleagues in the opposition."


to take account of

Example: "I did not count of the blue sky."

Synonyms: reckon


to have faith or confidence in

Example: "You can count on me to help you any time."

Synonyms: bet


to name or recite the numbers in ascending order

Example: "The toddler could count to 100."


to determine the number or amount of

Example: "Can you count the books on your shelf?"

Synonyms: numerate number enumerate


to show consideration for

Example: "take into account"

Synonyms: consider weigh


to put into a group

Example: "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members."

Synonyms: number


to have a certain value or carry a certain weight

Example: "Each answer counts as three points."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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