What does count mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. count(noun)

    the total number counted

    "a blood count"

  2. count, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tally(noun)

    the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

    "the counting continued for several hours"

  3. count(verb)

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

  4. count, number, enumerate, numerate(verb)

    determine the number or amount of

    "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

  5. count, matter, weigh(verb)

    have weight; have import, carry weight

    "It does not matter much"

  6. consider, count, weigh(verb)

    show consideration for; take into account

    "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"

  7. count(verb)

    name or recite the numbers in ascending order

    "The toddler could count to 100"

  8. count, number(verb)

    put into a group

    "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"

  9. count(verb)

    include as if by counting

    "I can count my colleagues in the opposition"

  10. count(verb)

    have a certain value or carry a certain weight

    "each answer counts as three points"

  11. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)

    have faith or confidence in

    "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

  12. reckon, count(verb)

    take account of

    "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"

Wiktionary

  1. count(Noun)

    The male ruler of a county; also known as an earl, especially in England. The female equivalent is countess.

    Etymology: From counten, from conter, from conter, from computare, present active infinitive of computo. Displaced native tellen (from tellan) and rimen (from riman).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Count(verb)

    to tell or name one by one, or by groups, for the purpose of ascertaining the whole number of units in a collection; to number; to enumerate; to compute; to reckon

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  2. Count(verb)

    to place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  3. Count(verb)

    to esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  4. Count(verb)

    to number or be counted; to possess value or carry weight; hence, to increase or add to the strength or influence of some party or interest; as, every vote counts; accidents count for nothing

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  5. Count(verb)

    to reckon; to rely; to depend; -- with on or upon

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  6. Count(verb)

    to take account or note; -- with

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  7. Count(verb)

    to plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  8. Count(verb)

    the act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  9. Count(verb)

    an object of interest or account; value; estimation

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  10. Count(verb)

    a formal statement of the plaintiff's case in court; in a more technical and correct sense, a particular allegation or charge in a declaration or indictment, separately setting forth the cause of action or prosecution

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

  11. Count(noun)

    a nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl

    Etymology: [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.]

Freebase

  1. Count

    Count or Countess is a title in European countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey an approximate rank intermediate between the highest and lowest titles of nobility. The word count came into English from the French comte, itself from Latin comes—in its accusative comitem—meaning "companion", and later "companion of the emperor, delegate of the emperor". The adjective form of the word is "comital". The British and Irish equivalent is an earl. Alternative names for the "Count" rank in the nobility structure are used in other countries, such as Graf in Germany and Hakushaku during the Japanese Imperial era.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Count

    kownt, n. on the Continent, a title of nobility equal in rank to an English earl:—fem. Count′ess, the wife of a count or earl (fem. of earl).—ns. Count′ship, a count's dignity or domain (also used as a title); Coun′ty, a portion of a country separated for the administration of justice: a shire; Coun′ty-fam′ily, a family of the nobility or gentry (Coun′ty-people), with estates and a seat in the county. [O. Fr. conte—L. comes, comitis, a companion, con, with, īre, itum, to go.]

  2. Count

    kownt, v.t. to number, sum up: to ascribe: esteem: consider.—v.i. to add to or increase a number by being counted to it: to depend.—n. act of numbering: the number counted: a particular charge in an indictment.—adj. Count′able, capable of being counted.—ns. Count′er, he who or that which counts: that which indicates a number: a piece of metal, &c., used in reckoning: a table on which money is counted or goods laid; Count′ing-house, Count′ing-room, the house or room in which merchants keep their accounts and transact business.—adj. Count′less, that cannot be counted: innumerable.—n. Count′-wheel, a wheel with notched edge controlling the stroke of a clock in sounding the hours. [O. Fr. cunter (Fr. compter)—L. computāre.]

Editors Contribution

  1. count

    To calculate an accurate and specific number.

    The machine can count the number of items through the use of specific software.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 29, 2020  
  2. count

    To use the mind to create mathematical calculations.

    We have all been taught to count using the ability of our mind.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 29, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'count' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4384

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'count' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1876

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'count' in Nouns Frequency: #1325

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'count' in Verbs Frequency: #405

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of count in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of count in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of count in a Sentence

  1. Republican President Donald Trump:

    They can't count some simple votes and yet they want to take over your healthcare system.

  2. Dos Santos:

    This is where I started, it's a special place for me, this is a reference for the whole of Brazil, having this base and being able to count on her. The doors are always open so you can always come and train and that is very important.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    6 MYTHS ABOUT DATING OVER AGE 50, DEBUNKED Blaming outside factors, including you, does not count as taking responsibility. If they blame their partner or lack insight into their actions, chances are, they'll do it again, Sheri Meyers said. Why stay with a cheating spouse ? Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, a licensed marriage and couples therapist, told Fox News that couples who stay together after infidelity have compelling reasons to do so. They are invested in Your Relationship and don't want to throw away a history of success, the cheating event is either a one off occurrence or based on an implied understanding between partners. In other words, Sheri Meyers were both taking a break and agreed to date others at that time. 9 SIGNS SHE MAY BE CHEATING ON Sheri Meyers When a cheating spouse admits to being unfaithful, realizes the pain they've caused Sheri Meyers, and is willing to prove their commitment to the relationship every day, it is possible for a couple to heal and move past infidelity. Your Relationship will, no doubt, feel different. Your Relationship can find a new equilibrium, but Your Relationship will never go back to the way Your Relationship was before the cheating occurred. This is because our brain is wired to retain strong emotional experiences, Hokemeyer said. The partners have to find a new normal. One that doesn't ignore that the betrayal occurred while simultaneously finding a place for it in the narrative of Your Relationship. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS Tammy Nelson said the majority of people will know if Your Relationship is built to last through a breach of trust. Most people ultimately know when Your Relationship has a solid foundation and a loving connection — they know if Your Relationship can survive an affair.

  4. Carsten Fritsch:

    It is reasonable to cut supply growth outside OPEC, given the recent developments in the U.S. rig count.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I suggest to Hamas, dont count on it, we will do anything necessary to restore security and quiet to the area adjacent to the Gaza Strip and to the south in general.

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