count meaning

[ kaʊnt ] Pronunciation:   "count" in a sentence
  • Verb: count  kawnt
    1. Determine the number or amount of
      "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
      - number, enumerate, numerate 
    2. Have weight; have import, carry weight
      - matter, weigh 
    3. Show consideration for; take into account
      - consider, weigh 
    4. Name or recite the numbers in ascending order
      "The toddler could count to 100" 
    5. Put into a group
      "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
      - number 
    6. Include as if by counting
      "I can count my colleagues in the opposition" 
    7. Have a certain value or carry a certain weight
      "each answer counts as three points" 
    8. Have faith or confidence in
      "you can count on me to help you any time"
      - bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon 
    9. Take account of
      "Count on the monsoon"
      - reckon
    Noun: count  kawnt
    1. The total number counted
      "a blood count" 
    2. The act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
      - counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tally 
    3. A nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl

    Derived forms: counts, counted, counting

    See also: count down, count out, countable, counter

    Type of: approximate, ascertain, assort, bank, be, class, classify, determine, estimate, find, find out, gauge, guess, include, investigating, investigation, judge, Lord, noble, nobleman, number, recite, rely, separate, sort, sort out, swear, trust

    Encyclopedia: Count

  • [Architecture]

    In wire cloth, the number of openings per linear inch.

  • [Design engineering]
    The number of openings per linear inch in a wire cloth.

  • [Electronics]
    1. The number of pulses tallied by a counting system in a given period of time.
    2. A single response by a radioactivity counter.
    3. A record of the number of times an instruction or subroutine in a computer program is executed (by increasing the value of a variable by one, as stated in a FOR-NEXT loop, for example).

  • [Finance]
    A trend analysis using point and figure charts to estimate the vertical movement of prices.


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  1. the development of the thighs counts heavily.
  2. we are glad to count you as a friend.
  3. mind, i count on your keeping the promise.
  4. it makes no difference to the count rate.
  5. there are so many mistakes that i cannot count them.

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