counting counting  /ˈkaʊn tɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order


  1. A new study finds that counting your cash can bolster self-confidence, which can help in a job interview or even in your nightlife.
  2. Let's review the counting in the presence of foreign observers.
  3. For surgical nurses charged with counting sponges, the device has promise.


  1. Counting Crows Working on First Album of New Material Since 2008

    With "Black Sun," his stage musical collaboration with playwright Stephen Belber, currently on hold, Adam Duritz has put a new Counting Crows album...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Billboard

  2. Counting suckers authorized

    The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District has authorized money to join other agencies in counting the number and location of the Santa Ana Sucker fish.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Highland Community News

  3. Attention turns to vote-counting on immigration

    Backers of far-reaching immigration legislation are turning their attention to courting support and counting votes after the Senate pushed the contentious bill over early procedural hurdles. Two votes ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I understand that back home police are putting people in prison," Mr Putin said after a meeting with Bill Clinton in Moscow, drawing a laugh from his American guest. "That's their job. I'm counting on the fact that the positive trend seen in...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Vladimir Putin Source: National

  2. "Throughout my career I have been among the best at overcoming challenges on the golf course," Ballesteros said. "Now I want to be the best confronting the hardest challenge of my life, with all my strength, counting on all of you who are...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Seve Ballesteros Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We'll see what the best thing is for us to win," Wade told the AP. "I'm going to make a lot of money, no matter what happens. I've been blessed. I'm not counting every dollar and every cent. Let's sit down, let's see what the best thing is...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source:

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