keep count

Definition of keep count

  1. :  to remember or keep a record of a number or total He's had so many different girlfriends lately that I no longer can keep count. —often + of She is keeping count of the hours she spends watching TV.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

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

    :  to name the numbers in order up to and including

    :  to include in a tallying and reckoning

  1. :  the action or process of counting

    :  a total obtained by counting :  tally

    :  reckoning, account

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


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