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counting

verb
present participle of 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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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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“Counting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counting. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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