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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. COMPTnoun

    Account; computation; reckoning.

    Etymology: compte, Fr. computus, Lat.

    Your servants ever
    Have theirs, themselves, and what is theirs, in compt,
    To make their audit at your highness’ pleasure,
    Still to return your own. William Shakespeare, King John.

  2. To Comptverb

    To compute; to number. We now use To Count, which see.

    Etymology: compter, French.


  1. compt

    Compt, short for "compensation," refers to the act of providing remuneration, reward, or payment to an individual or group for their services, work, or losses incurred. It may involve financial compensation, benefits, incentives, or any other form of consideration given as a means to balance or offset a perceived value or harm. Compt is typically used in the context of employment agreements, legal settlements, insurance claims, or contractual agreements where there is a need to compensate individuals or parties involved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comptnoun

    account; reckoning; computation

  2. Comptverb

    to compute; to count

  3. Comptadjective

    neat; spruce

  4. Etymology: [L. comptus, p. p. of comere to care for, comb, arrange, adorn.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Compt

    Compter, Comptible, obs. forms of Count, &c.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compt in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    A scrutiny
    B accommodation
    C drought
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