Associations to the word «Count»


COUNT, verb. (intransitive) To recite numbers in sequence.
COUNT, verb. (transitive) To determine the number (of objects in a group).
COUNT, verb. (intransitive) To be of significance; to matter.
COUNT, verb. (intransitive) To be an example of something.
COUNT, verb. (transitive) To consider something an example of something.
COUNT, verb. (obsolete) To take account or note (of).
COUNT, verb. (UK) (legal) To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
COUNT, noun. The act of counting or tallying a quantity.
COUNT, noun. The result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set; a quantity counted.
COUNT, noun. A countdown.
COUNT, noun. (legal) A charge of misconduct brought in a legal proceeding.
COUNT, noun. (baseball) The number of balls and strikes, respectively, on a batter's in-progress plate appearance.
COUNT, noun. (obsolete) An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
COUNT, noun. The male ruler of a county.
COUNT, noun. A nobleman holding a rank intermediate between dukes and barons.
COUNT ANGELS ON PINHEADS, verb. Verbal form of angels dancing on the head of a pin.
COUNT BRANICKI'S MICE, noun. Plural of Count Branicki's mouse
COUNT BRANICKI'S MOUSE, noun. The pacarana.
COUNT COUP, verb. (intransitive) (historical) To win prestige in battle by performing an act of bravery in the face of the enemy (such as touching him and escaping unharmed) — a ritual of the Plains Indians of North America.
COUNT DOWN, noun. Alternative spelling of countdown
COUNT DOWN, verb. To announce the passage of time to a precisely timed expected event.
COUNT DOWN, verb. To await a precisely timed expected event.
COUNT DOWNS, noun. Plural of count down
COUNT DRACULA, proper noun. The fictional vampire in the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker.
COUNT IN, verb. (transitive) to include (someone)
COUNT IN, verb. (transitive) to do a countdown before the start of something, especially a musical performance.
COUNT NOUN, noun. A noun which refers to something that can be counted. Examples: house, car, bush, point.
COUNT NOUNS, noun. Plural of count noun
COUNT OFF, verb. (transitive) To count (a series of numbers) aloud.
COUNT ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to rely upon, trust, or expect
COUNT ONE'S BLESSINGS, verb. (idiomatic) To focus one's attention on the circumstances of one's life which are pleasant or fortunate, especially with the intention of diverting one's thoughts from serious or disagreeable matters.
COUNT OUT, verb. (transitive) (of a person) To exclude; to dismiss from participation or eligibility.
COUNT OUT, verb. (transitive) To enumerate items while organizing or transferring them.
COUNT OUT, verb. (transitive) (boxing) (wrestling) To determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.
COUNT OUT, verb. (transitive) To declare adjourned, as a sitting of the House, when it is ascertained that a quorum is not present.
COUNT OUT, verb. (transitive) To prevent the accession of (a legitimately elected person) to office, by a fraudulent return or count of the votes.
COUNT PALATINATE, noun. (historical) Alternative form of count palatine
COUNT PALATINE, noun. (historical) The ruler of a county palatine.
COUNT SHEEP, verb. (idiomatic) To attempt to go to sleep by thinking of something boring, traditionally by counting imaginary sheep.
COUNT TO 10, verb. Alternative form of count to ten
COUNT TO TEN, verb. An expression used to describe or recommend a process for pausing to regain one's composure when one is on the verge of losing one's temper.
COUNT UP, verb. To add to get a total
COUNT UPON, verb. (transitive) to count on

Dictionary definition

COUNT, noun. The total number counted; "a blood count".
COUNT, noun. The act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours".
COUNT, noun. A nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl.
COUNT, verb. Determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change".
COUNT, verb. Have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much".
COUNT, verb. Show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient".
COUNT, verb. Name or recite the numbers in ascending order; "The toddler could count to 100".
COUNT, verb. Put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members".
COUNT, verb. Include as if by counting; "I can count my colleagues in the opposition".
COUNT, verb. Have a certain value or carry a certain weight; "each answer counts as three points".
COUNT, verb. 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".
COUNT, verb. Take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon".

Wise words

The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.
Winston Churchill