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count

noun

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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

verb

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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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3 to place reliance or trust
  • I'm counting on you to show up tomorrow to help me move

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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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The first known use of count was in the 14th century

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“Count.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/count. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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