Count meaning

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Count is defined as to add up or calculate.

An example of to count is to add up the number of cookies in a jar.

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To believe or consider to be; deem.

Count yourself lucky.

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The act of counting or calculating.
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Any of the separate and distinct charges or causes of action in an indictment or complaint.
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The definition of count is the act of adding up or calculating, or the final number.

An example of a count is the act of adding up how many fish are in a pond.

An example of a count is a total number of 12 eggs.

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The counting from one to ten seconds, during which time a boxer who has been knocked down must rise or be declared the loser.
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The number of balls and strikes that an umpire has called against a batter.
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Used as a title for such a nobleman.
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To name numbers in regular order to (a certain number)

To count five.

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To add up, one by one, by units or groups, so as to get a total.

Count the money.

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To check by numbering off; inventory.
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To take account of; include.

Six, counting me.

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To believe or take to be; consider.

To count oneself fortunate.

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To name numbers or add up items in order.
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To be taken into account; have importance, value, etc.

His opinions don't count.

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To have a specified value.

A touchdown counts for six points.

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To rely or depend (on or upon)
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To keep time by counting the beats.
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The act of counting; adding or numbering.
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The number reached by counting; total number or quantity.
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A reckoning or accounting.
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Regard; notice; account.
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The number of balls and strikes that have been pitched to the batter.
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The number of pins knocked down by the first ball in a frame following a frame in which a spare or strike is scored: added to the score of the spare or strike of the preceding frame.
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The counting of seconds up to ten, during which a boxer who has been knocked down must rise or lose the match.
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Any of the charges in an indictment, each of which gives a reason and is sufficient for prosecution.
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A nobleman in European countries, having a rank equivalent to that of an English earl.
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In a civil action, the statement of a distinct cause of action in a complaint or similar pleading.
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In a criminal action, the distinct allegation in an indictment or information that the defendant committed a crime.
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Two or more distinct causes of action or allegations that the defendant committed an offense contained in a complaint, indictment, information, or similar pleading.
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Any of the individual causes of action or allegations that the defendant committed an offense in a complaint, indictment, information, or similar pleading.
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The act of counting or tallying a quantity.

Give the chairs a quick count to check if we have enough.

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The result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set; a quantity counted.
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(law) A charge of misconduct brought in a legal proceeding.
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(baseball) The number of balls and strikes, respectively, on a batter's in-progress plate appearance.

He has a 3-2 count with the bases loaded.

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(intransitive) To enumerate the digits of a numeral system.

Can you count to a hundred?

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To determine the number (of objects in a group).

There are three apples; count them.

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(intransitive) To be of significance; to matter.

Your views don't count here. It doesn't count if you cheat with someone when you're drunk.

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(intransitive) To be an example of something.

Apples count as a type of fruit.

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To consider something an example of something.

He counts himself a hero after saving the cat from the river. I count you as more than a friend.

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(UK, law) To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.

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The male ruler of a county; also known as an earl, especially in England. The female equivalent is countess.
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To recite or list numbers in order or enumerate items by units or groups.

Counted by tens.

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To keep time by counting beats.
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A nobleman in some European countries.
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count heads
  • To make a count of members, attendees, or participants.
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and counting
  • So far, but with more expected.
    Four straight rainy days, and counting.
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count in
  • To include.
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count off
  • To separate into equal divisions by counting.
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count out
  • To disregard; omit.
  • To declare (a boxer) defeated when he has remained down for a count of ten.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of count

  • Middle English counten from Old French conter from Latin computāre to calculate com- com- putāre to think pau-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English counte from Old French conte from Late Latin comes comit- occupant of any state office from Latin companion ei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English counten, from Anglo-Norman conter, from Old French conter (“add up; tell a story”), from Latin computare, present active infinitive of computō (“I compute”). Displaced native Middle English tellen (“to count”) (from Old English tellan) and Middle English rimen (“to count, enumerate”) (from Old English rīman).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French comte, conte, from Latin comes, comitem.

    From Wiktionary