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Definitions of count

  1. 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"
  2. show consideration for; take into account; " You must consider her age"; " The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
  3. put into a group; " The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
  4. the act of counting; " the counting continued for several hours"
  5. a nobleman ( in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
  6. the total number counted; " a blood count"
  7. include as if by counting; " I can count my colleagues in the opposition"
  8. take account of; " You have to reckon with our opponents"; " Count on the monsoon"
  9. name or recite the numbers; " The toddler could count to 100"
  10. determine the number or amount of; " Can you count the books on your shelf?"; " Count your change"
  11. have weight; have import, carry weight; " It does not matter much"
  12. To place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging.
  13. To esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider.
  14. 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.
  15. To reckon; to rely; to depend; -- with on or upon.
  16. To take account or note; -- with
  17. To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
  18. The act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting.
  19. An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
  20. 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.
  21. A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
  22. A title of nobility in France, Spain, and Italy.
  23. To number, as one, two, three, etc.; to sum up; enumerate; esteem; as, he counts himself rich.
  24. To tell off articles or numbers; rely: with on or upon; to be of value.
  25. On the continent, a title of nobility equal in rank to an English earl.
  26. To number, sum up: to ascribe: esteem: consider.
  27. To add to or increase a number by being counted to it: to depend.
  28. Act of numbering: the number counted: a particular charge in an indictment.
  29. COUNTLESS.
  30. Number; enumeration; charge in the indictment; title of nobility.
  31. To number; amount to.
  32. To number; sum up; esteem.
  33. To number; compute.
  34. To consider to be; judge.
  35. To ascribe; with to.
  36. To number.
  37. To be important.
  38. To rely; with on or upon.
  39. The act of counting; number; estimation; a separate charge, as in an indictment.
  40. A nobleman of continental Europe.
  41. The act of numbering; the number counted; a particular charge in an indictment, or narration in pleading, setting forth the cause of complaint. To count out, to adjourn a meeting after counting those present and finding that there is not a quorum.
  42. A foreign title of nobility, equivalent to an English earl, but often merely honorary.
  43. To number or sum up; to reckon; to place to an account; to esteem; to consider.
  44. To be reckoned in and added on; to found an account or scheme on; to rely.
  45. To number; to sum up; to reckon; to ascribe to; to rely on.
  46. A question in arithmetic; a number; act of numbering; total amount; in law, a particular charge in an indictment.
  47. A foreign title of nobility answering to English earl.
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Usage examples for count

  1. If I had not had Rose, to whom I can tell everything- how do you know the count is coming here, Rose? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  2. You may count on that. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  3. I told him he couldn't count on Izzy to stay down in the business with him. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  4. The rooms I didn't count. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  5. Did the Count Gallas Say nothing to you? – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller
  6. He could hardly count for anything with her- after all, who did? – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  7. Can I count upon you!" – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  8. Then I can count on you, Peter? – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  9. " Thou canst now count Three. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  10. Is the Count coming home to dinner? – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  11. You cannot do that, Count! – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  12. Thank you for that much; I don't count upon more than you have said. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. People who love don't count time. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  14. Now let's count up. – The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs
  15. Did you count them? – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  16. He doesn't count a bit. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  17. What would you with Count Bertrich? – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
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