- countcount1 [kount]vt.[ME counten < OFr conter < L computare,COMPUTE]1. to name numbers in regular order to (a certain number) [to count five]2. to add up, one by one, by units or groups, so as to get a total [count the money]3. to check by numbering off; inventory4. to take account of; include [six, counting me]5. to believe or take to be; consider [to count oneself fortunate]vi.1. to name numbers or add up items in order2. to be taken into account; have importance, value, etc. [his opinions don't count]3. to have a specified value: often with for [a touchdown counts for six points]4. to rely or depend (on or upon)5. Music to keep time by counting the beatsn.1. the act of counting; adding or numbering2. the number reached by counting; total number or quantity3. a reckoning or accounting4. Archaic regard; notice; account5. Baseball the number of balls and strikes that have been pitched to the batter6. Bowling the number of pins knocked down by the first ball in a frame following a frame in which a spare or strike is scored: added to the score of the spare or strike of the preceding frame7. Boxing the counting of seconds up to ten, during which a boxer who has been knocked down must rise or lose the match8. Law any of the charges in an indictment, each of which gives a reason and is sufficient for prosecutionSYN.- RELY——————☆ count into include——————count offto separate into equal divisions by counting——————count out☆ 1. to disregard; omit2. Boxing to declare (a boxer) defeated when he has remained down for a count of tencountableadj.count2 [kount]n.[ME counte < OFr conte < L comes (gen. comitis), companion < com-, with + ire, to go: see EXIT]a nobleman in European countries, having a rank equivalent to that of an English earl
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