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Princeton's WordNet

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

    the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

    "the counting continued for several hours"

Wiktionary

  1. countingnoun

    A count; the act by which something is counted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Counting

    of Count

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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

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  1. Alex
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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. Maxine Waters:

    I say it is time to get ready for impeachment, i cannot wait, and I’m counting on Special Counsel Mueller to connect the dots.

  2. The Arizona senator:

    America and the world are counting on the nations of Southeast Asia to recommit their power and resolve to upholding this system on which our shared security and prosperity depend.

  3. President Ernest Bai Koroma:

    I am sure within August we will start counting the first 21 days of zero (new cases), i believe we cannot go back, we can only go forward.

  4. Samuel Dumoulin:

    It's not like it used to be, now everybody is counting their pedal strokes. The gaps allowed to the breakaway groups are not as big because the peloton does not have the same strength to catch them.

  5. Anthony Cordesman:

    The basic problem we have at this point is there’s anywhere between 30 and 70 fragmented rebels movements and factions in the field, depending on who you are counting, and they are nowhere near any kind of unified movement with common goals and values.

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