part of speech: verb
inflections: counts, counting, counted
definition 1: to list or name one by one in order to find the total.
- Amy counted the cards to make sure she had all of them.
- The teacher counted all the students on the bus.
definition 2: to add up; calculate.
- I counted fifteen red cars on the way to school today.
synonyms: calculate, compute, figure, reckon
definition 3: to take into account; include.
- There are six of us if you count John.
synonyms: consider, take into account
definition 4: to consider to be; regard.
- I count myself lucky to have lived through the car accident.
synonyms: consider, regard, suppose
definition 5: to list or name numbers in order.
- I taught my little brother to count from one to ten.
definition 6: to have worth or be important; matter.
- She was upset because the big kids made her feel as if she didn’t count.
phrase: count on
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of counting.
- A count of the books showed that there was one missing.
definition 2: the total number reached by counting.
- The count of the people going on the trip is fifteen.
synonyms: sum, total
derivation: countable (adj.)
Word Builder: count +
countless: being too many to count.