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count

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1 a total number obtained or recorded by noting each thing as it was being added
  • My count for the number of bird species and subspecies that visited the sanctuary that weekend was 43.
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2 a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person
  • She's been charged with two counts of larceny.
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count

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1 to find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added
  • Count the baseball gloves in the storage locker to see if there are enough to go around.
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2 to be of importance
  • Punctuality and a neat appearance count during a job interview.
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carry weight, cut ice

3 to place reliance or trust
  • I'm counting on you to show up tomorrow to help me move.
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bank on, call on (or upon), figure on, look to, stand on

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4 to think of in a particular way
  • I'm not sure I'd count that as a serious effort.
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take for



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