1. [ verb ] determine the number or amount of
Synonyms: enumerate numerate number

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

Related terms: determine total miscount census recount number number numeral counter counter counter counter
2. [ verb ] have weight; have import, carry weight
Synonyms: matter weigh

"It does not matter much"

Related terms: be weigh matter_to topic
3. [ noun ] the act of counting
Synonyms: counting reckoning enumeration tally numeration

"the counting continued for several hours"

Related terms: investigation census countdown miscount blood_count recount poll sperm_count total
4. [ verb ] show consideration for; take into account
Synonyms: consider weigh

"You must consider her age" "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"

Related terms: consult consult circumstance deliberation
5. [ noun ] (mathematics) the total number counted

: "a blood count"

Related terms: number complement circulation head_count body_count pollen_count sperm_count circulation blood_count
6. [ verb ] name or recite the numbers

"The toddler could count to 100"

Related terms: recite count_down count_out count_down
7. [ verb ] include as if by counting

"I can count my colleagues in the opposition"

Related terms: include
8. [ verb ] put into a group
Synonyms: number

"The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"

Related terms: classify number
9. [ verb ] have faith or confidence in
Synonyms: calculate depend look reckon bet

"you can count on me to help you any time" "Look to your friends for support" "You can bet on that!" "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

Related terms: trust dependence
10. [ verb ] take account of
Synonyms: reckon

"You have to reckon with our opponents" "Count on the monsoon"

Related terms: estimate
11. [ noun ] a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
Related terms: lord landgrave count_palatine
Similar spelling:   county