count count  /ˈkaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the total number counted
  2. (n) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
  3. (n) a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
  4. (v) determine the number or amount of
  5. (v) have weight; have import, carry weight
  6. (v) show consideration for; take into account
  7. (v) name or recite the numbers in ascending order
  8. (v) put into a group
  9. (v) include as if by counting
  10. (v) have a certain value or carry a certain weight
  11. (v) have faith or confidence in
  12. (v) take account of

Usage(s):

  1. Missing family jewels are the last things on the mind of a modern Portuguese count.
  2. The commission's order to re-count some results adds to the uncertainty surrounding the vote.
  3. Imagine a child at age 10 needing to count on fingers to tell you whether 6 is bigger than 5.

News

  1. VOTE COUNT OFFICIAL: Bristol Borough incumbents hold their own, jubilant council president praises the results, thanks ...

    BRISTOL BOROUGH - The vote count for the May 21 primary election is final and the wins announced Primary Election night hold firm, meaning all incumbents on the council held on to their seats. One council vacancy created by the resignation of Patrick Sabatini, was won by Dave Girard. Sabatini gave up his seat in an unsuccessful run for mayor.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Butterfly count set for June 22 in Flint Hills

    The fifth annual Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count will be held June 22 at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

  3. High bacteria count found in Plum Cove waters

    Citing a high bacteria count, the city's Board of Health has notified residents that, if they swim at Plum Cove Beach today and at least early tomorrow, they must do so at their own risk. Test results from earlier this week revealed the beaches bacte
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gloucester Daily Times

Quotes

  1. Byrd was skilled "in using arcane Senate rules to achieve his goals, and was proud of his ability to count votes and forge prevailing coalitions," Carter said in a statement.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. "You know you can count on me," Clinton told a crowd of cheering supporters at a hotel in downtown Philadelphia as news of her 10-point margin of victory trickled in from the state's polling stations. "Some people counted me out and said to...
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Aljazeera.net

  3. "It will be just another weapon you can count on. Perhaps my voice will be heard," Castro said.
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: guardian.co.uk

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