HyperDic: counting

English > 1 sense of the word counting:
NOUNactcounting, count, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tallythe act of counting
counting > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nihng; kaw'ntihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > counting: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order.
Example"the counting continued for several hours"
Synonymscount, 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
Verbscountdetermine the number or amount of
countname or recite the numbers in ascending order

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