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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 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.
  13. To place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging.
  14. To esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider.
  15. 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.
  16. To reckon; to rely; to depend; -- with on or upon.
  17. To take account or note; -- with
  18. To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
  19. The act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting.
  20. An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
  21. 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.
  22. A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
  23. A title of nobility in France, Spain, and Italy.
  24. To number, as one, two, three, etc.; to sum up; enumerate; esteem; as, he counts himself rich.
  25. To tell off articles or numbers; rely: with on or upon; to be of value.
  26. The act of numbering; the total ascertained; a separate and distinct charge; rhythm.
  27. On the continent, a title of nobility equal in rank to an English earl.
  28. To number, sum up: to ascribe: esteem: consider.
  29. To add to or increase a number by being counted to it: to depend.
  30. Act of numbering: the number counted: a particular charge in an indictment.
  31. COUNTLESS.
  32. Number; enumeration; charge in the indictment; title of nobility.
  33. To number; amount to.
  34. To number; sum up; esteem.
  35. To number; compute.
  36. To consider to be; judge.
  37. To ascribe; with to.
  38. To number.
  39. To be important.
  40. To rely; with on or upon.
  41. The act of counting; number; estimation; a separate charge, as in an indictment.
  42. A nobleman of continental Europe.
  43. 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.
  44. A foreign title of nobility, equivalent to an English earl, but often merely honorary.
  45. To number or sum up; to reckon; to place to an account; to esteem; to consider.
  46. To be reckoned in and added on; to found an account or scheme on; to rely.
  47. To number; to sum up; to reckon; to ascribe to; to rely on.
  48. A question in arithmetic; a number; act of numbering; total amount; in law, a particular charge in an indictment.
  49. A foreign title of nobility answering to English earl.
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Quotes of count

  1. People who get through life dependent on other people's possessions are always the first to lecture you on how little possessions count – Ben Elton
  2. The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. – Larry Flynt
  3. But I still serve pretty big and that's one of my biggest weapons, so if my shoulder holds up and I can count on it, I can win a few matches and then you never know how the other guys are going to react to the fatigue and the length of the matches. – Guy Forget
  4. If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over. – Robert Grosseteste
  5. I don't really count myself as a very sophisticated businessperson. I'm a creative artist. All I know from business I've picked up along the way. – Mick Jagger
  6. If the movie's well made and it's about things that count people will ultimately see the depth in it. – Roland Joffe
  7. Everybody expects that their vote's going to count – Stephanie Tubbs Jones
  8. Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways. But the good artists who follow after genius- and I count myself among these- have to restore the lost connection once more. – Kathe Kollwitz
  9. Revolutions are the periods of history when individuals count most. – Norman Mailer
  10. I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight. – Donald G. Mitchell
  11. Organization charts and fancy titles count for next to nothing. – Colin Powell
  12. You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life- so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself. – Jane Seymour
  13. I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty. – Martin Sheen
  14. Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world. – Publilius Syrus
  15. Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five. – John Updike

Usage examples for count

  1. Is the Count coming home to dinner? – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  2. The rooms I didn't count – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  3. You may count on that. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  4. 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
  5. Did you count them? – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  6. Did the Count Gallas Say nothing to you? – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller
  7. 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
  8. You can count on me." – The Model of a Judge by William Morrison
  9. Can I count upon you!" – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  10. 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
  11. If he doesn't go soon, he'll meet the count – Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
  12. You cannot do that, Count – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  13. " Thou canst now count Three. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  14. How does that count – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  15. People who love don't count time. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  16. Then I can count on you, Peter? – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  17. He doesn't count a bit. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  18. He could hardly count for anything with her- after all, who did? – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. What would you with Count Bertrich? – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  20. Now let's count up. – The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs

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