# Definitions for countingcount·ing

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1. count, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tallynoun

the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

"the counting continued for several hours"

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1. countingnoun

A count; the act by which something is counted.

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1. counting

Counting is the action of determining the number of elements in a set or group. It is a basic action that involves assigning numerical values to objects or individuals in order to quantify, order, or label them. Counting usually starts with one and is performed by incrementing the count by one for each successive object. This action forms the foundation of arithmetic and number systems.

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1. Counting

Counting is the action of finding the number of elements of a finite set of objects. The traditional way of counting consists of continually increasing a counter by a unit for every element of the set, in some order, while marking those elements to avoid visiting the same element more than once, until no unmarked elements are left; if the counter was set to one after the first object, the value after visiting the final object gives the desired number of elements. The related term enumeration refers to uniquely identifying the elements of a finite set or infinite set by assigning a number to each element. Counting sometimes involves numbers other than one; for example, when counting money, counting out change, "counting by twos", or "counting by fives". There is archeological evidence suggesting that humans have been counting for at least 50,000 years. Counting was primarily used by ancient cultures to keep track of social and economic data such as number of group members, prey animals, property, or debts. The development of counting led to the development of mathematical notation, numeral systems, and writing.

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Rank popularity for the word 'counting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4733

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of counting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of counting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

### Examples of counting in a Sentence

1. When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.

2. The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk's office( s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear, or intimidation for voters, election workers, and others present.

3. The Russian people dying here, nobody is counting them, people dying in this war. Do you know The Russian people have brought a cremation chamber with The Russian people ? The Russian people're not going to show the bodies to The Russian people families. The Russian people're not going to tell the mothers that their children died here.

4. Netanyahu has done everything possible to bury the two-state solution, netanyahu's statement at the illegal settlement of Har Homa is a response to all those governments who tried to block Palestinian diplomatic initiatives. He couldn't have done that without counting on full impunity from the international community. Now the world must learn its lesson and understand that impunity won't bring peace, only justice will.

5. A lot of errors that come through and come out of the ATM are very hard to notice, this is one of those really incredible errors that is immediately obvious. It's tactile, so if you're pulling [ money ] out and you're just counting it, you're probably gon na feel just the increased height of the sticker. And then of course the color just jumps out at you.

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## Translations for counting

• compte
• 数える
• 数数

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