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verb (counted , counting )
1 intr to recite numbers in ascending order count to five .
2 to find the total amount of (items), by adding up item by item.
3 to include Did you remember to count Iain?
4 intr to be important; to matter; to have an effect or value Good contacts count in the music business .
5 to consider He counted himself lucky that he still had a job .
1 an act of counting.
2 the number counted.
3 a charge brought against an accused person He was found guilty on two counts of murder .
4 a single response registered by a device used to detect or measure ionizing radiation.
5 the total number of responses registered by such a device.
[14c: from French cunter , from Latin computare to calculate]
countable adjective
1 able to be counted.
2 grammar said of a noun: capable of being used with a or an , or in the plural. See also count noun.
count me in or out I am willing, or not willing, to be included.
keep or lose count to keep, or fail to keep, a note of the running total.
out for the count
1 boxing said of a floored boxer: unable to rise to his feet within a count of ten.
2 unconscious.
3 facetious fast asleep.
count against someone to be a disadvantage to them.
count down to count backwards from a certain number to zero, so as to indicate the time before a particular event, movement, happening, etc. See also countdown.
count someone or something in to include them or it.
count on someone or something to rely on them or it.
count someone out
1 boxing to declare (a floored boxer) to have lost the match if they are unable to get up within a count of ten seconds.
2 to exclude them from consideration.
count something out to lay down or present items one at a time while counting counted out five pounds for each boy .

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noun a European nobleman, equal in rank to a British earl.
[16c: from French conte , from Latin comes companion]

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