count 1 of 2

as in tally
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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as in to tell
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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as in to matter
to be of importance punctuality and a neat appearance count during a job interview

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as in to rely
to place reliance or trust I'm counting on you to show up tomorrow to help me move

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“Count.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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