HyperDic: count

English > 12 senses of the word count:
VERBcommunicationcount, number, enumerate, numeratedetermine the number or amount of
stativecount, matter, weighhave weight
communicationcount, consider, weighshow consideration for
communicationcountname or recite the numbers in ascending order
stativecount, numberput into a group
cognitioncountinclude as if by counting
stativecounthave a certain value or carry a certain weight
cognitioncount, bet, depend, swear, rely, bank, look, calculate, reckonhave confidence or faith in
cognitioncount, reckontake account of
NOUNquantitycountthe total number counted
actcount, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tallythe act of counting
person counta nobleman (in various countries / countries) having rank equal to a British earl
count > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nt
Rhymesaccount ... viscount: 14 rhymes with awnt...
English > count: 12 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe total number counted.
Example"a blood count"
Narrowerblood countThe number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
body countA count of troops / troops killed / killed in an operation or time period
circulationNumber of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold
circulation(library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
complementA complete number or quantity
head count, headcountNumber of people in a particular group
pollen countThe number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place
sperm countThe number of sperm in an ejaculate
BroadernumberA concept of quantity involving zero and units
Spanishcómputo, cuenta, recuento
Catalancòmput, recompte
English > count: 12 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order.
Example"the counting continued for several hours"
Synonymscounting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tally
Narrowerblood countThe act of estimating / estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecountA periodic count of the population
countdownCounting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscountAn inaccurate count
pollThe counting of votes (as in an election)
recountAn additional (usually a second) count
sperm countThe act of estimating / estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishcómputo, conteo, cuenta, enumeración, numeración
Catalancomptar, compte, còmput, enumeració
English > count: 12 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA nobleman (in various countries / countries) having rank equal to a British earl.
Narrowercount palatineA count who exercised royal authority in his own domain
landgraveA count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
BroaderLord, noble, noblemanA titled peer of the realm
Spanishconde
Catalancomte
English > count: 12 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningDetermine the number or amount of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey count the money
Examples
  • "Can you count the books on your shelf?"
  • "Count your change"
Synonymsnumber, enumerate, numerate
Entailed bytally, chalk upKeep score, as in games / games / games
NarrowercensusConduct a census
miscountCount wrongly
recountCount again
total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add upDetermine the sum of
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Spanishcontar, enumerar
Catalancomptar
Adjectivescountablethat can be counted
Nounscountera calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
countergame equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games
counter(computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
countera person who counts things
countingthe act of counting
English > count: 12 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave weight; have import, carry weight.
PatternSomething ----s; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsmatter, weigh
Narrowerweigh, pressTo be oppressive or burdensome
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcontar, importar, pesar
Catalancomptar, importar, pesar
English > count: 12 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningshow consideration for; take into account.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey count their earnings this year
Synonymsconsider, weigh
Spanishconsiderar, tener en cuenta
Catalanconsiderar
English > count: 12 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningname or recite the numbers in ascending order.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The toddler could count to 100"
Narrowercount downCount backwards
Broaderreciterepeat aloud from memory
See alsocount downcount backwards
count outdeclare the loser
Spanishcontar
Catalancomptar
Nounscountingthe act of counting
English > count: 12 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaningput into a group.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
Synonymnumber
Broaderclassify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateArrange or order by classes or categories / categories
Spanishcontar
Catalancomptar
English > count: 12 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningInclude as if by counting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"I can count my colleagues in the opposition"
BroaderincludeConsider as part of something
Spanishcontar
Catalancomptar
English > count: 12 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningHave a certain value or carry a certain weight.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"each answer counts as three points"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
English > count: 12 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningHave confidence or faith in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbet, depend, swear, rely, bank, look, calculate, reckon
BroadertrustHave confidence or faith in
Spanishapostar, calcular, confiar, contar, depender, fiarse, fiar
Catalanapostar, calcular, comptar amb, confiar, dependre, fiar, tenir fe
English > count: 12 senses > verb 9, cognition
Meaningtake account of.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "Count on the monsoon"
Synonymreckon
Broaderestimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
Spanishconsiderar, contar

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