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Definition 1: the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order - [noun denoting act]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the counting continued for several hours

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

(... is a kind of count ) the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

(... is a kind of count ) a periodic count of the population

(... is a kind of count ) counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

(... is a kind of count ) an inaccurate count

(... is a kind of count ) the counting of votes (as in an election)

(... is a kind of count ) an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

(... is a kind of count ) the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate

Definition 2: a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl - [noun denoting person]

(count is a kind of ...) a titled peer of the realm

(... is a kind of count ) a count who exercised royal authority in his own domain

(... is a kind of count ) a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany

Definition 3: the total number counted - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a blood count

(count is a kind of ...) a concept of quantity involving zero and units

"every number has a unique position in the sequence"

(... is a kind of count ) a complete number or quantity

"a full complement"

(... is a kind of count ) the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

(... is a kind of count ) a count of troops killed in an operation or time period

"the daily body count increased as the war went on"

(... is a kind of count ) number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold

"by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"

(... is a kind of count ) (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period

(... is a kind of count ) number of people in a particular group

(... is a kind of count ) the number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place

(... is a kind of count ) the number of sperm in an ejaculate

"the sperm count is used as an indicator of male fertility"

Definition 4: include as if by counting - [verb of cognition]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I can count my colleagues in the opposition

(count is a kind of ...) consider as part of something

"I include you in the list of culprits"

Definition 5: have faith or confidence in - [verb of cognition]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) have confidence or faith in

"We can trust in our government"

Definition 6: take account of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You have to reckon with our opponents
  • Count on the monsoon

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

Definition 7: determine the number or amount of - [verb of communication]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you count the books on your shelf?
  • Count your change

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study

"find the product of two numbers" "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"

(... is a kind of count ) count again

"We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"

(... is a kind of count ) count wrongly

(... is a kind of count ) conduct a census

"They censused the deer in the forest"

(... is a kind of count ) determine the sum of

"Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

Definition 8: name or recite the numbers in ascending order - [verb of communication]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The toddler could count to 100

(count is a kind of ...) repeat aloud from memory

"she recited a poem" "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"

(... is a kind of count ) count backwards; before detonating a bomb, for example

Definition 9: show consideration for; take into account - [verb of communication]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

Definition 10: have weight; have import, carry weight - [verb of stative]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It does not matter much

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of count ) to be oppressive or burdensome

"weigh heavily on the mind" "Something pressed on his mind"

Definition 11: put into a group - [verb of stative]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members

Synonyms for count in the sense of this definition

(count is a kind of ...) arrange or order by classes or categories

"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

Definition 12: have a certain value or carry a certain weight - [verb of stative]

Samples where count or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • each answer counts as three points

(count is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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