count toward/towards

Definition of count toward/towards

:to have value as a credit or payment in relation to (something)
  • The credits you earned for this class count toward your degree.
often used as (be) counted toward/towards
  • Fifty dollars will be counted towards your next bill.

Word by Word Definitions

count play
  1. : to indicate or name by units or groups so as to find the total number of units involved : number

  2. : to name the numbers in order up to and including

  3. : to include in a tallying and reckoning

  1. : the action or process of counting

  2. : a total obtained by counting : tally

  3. : reckoning, account

  1. : a European nobleman whose rank corresponds to that of a British earl

toward play
  1. : in the direction of

  2. : along a course leading to

  3. : in relation to

  1. : coming soon : imminent

  2. : happening at the moment : afoot

  3. : quick to learn : apt

toward play towards
  1. : in the direction of

  2. : along a course leading to

  3. : in relation to

  1. : coming soon : imminent

  2. : happening at the moment : afoot

  3. : quick to learn : apt


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