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count 1

 (kount)
v. count·ed, count·ing, counts
v.tr.
1.
a. To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number.
b. To recite numerals in ascending order up to and including: count three before firing.
c. To include in a reckoning; take account of: ten dogs, counting the puppies.
2. Informal
a. To include by or as if by counting: Count me in.
b. To exclude by or as if by counting: Count me out.
3. To believe or consider to be; deem: Count yourself lucky.
v.intr.
1. To recite or list numbers in order or enumerate items by units or groups: counted by tens.
2.
a. To have importance: You really count with me.
b. To have a specified importance or value: Their opinions count for little. Each basket counts for two points.
3. Music To keep time by counting beats.
n.
1. The act of counting or calculating.
2.
a. A number reached by counting.
b. The totality of specific items in a particular sample: a white blood cell count.
3. Law Any of the separate and distinct charges or causes of action in an indictment or complaint.
4. Sports The counting from one to ten seconds, during which time a boxer who has been knocked down must rise or be declared the loser.
5. Baseball The number of balls and strikes that an umpire has called against a batter.
Phrasal Verbs:
count down
To recite numerals in descending order, as during a countdown.
count off
To recite numbers in turn, as when dividing people or things into groups : The 24 children counted off by twos, forming a dozen pairs.
count on
1. To rely on; depend on: You can count on my help.
2. To be confident of; anticipate: counted on getting a raise.
count out
To declare (a boxer) to have been knocked out by calling out the count.
Idiom:
count heads/noses
To make a count of members, attendees, or participants.

[Middle English counten, from Old French conter, from Latin computāre, to calculate : com-, com- + putāre, to think; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

count 2

 (kount)
n.
1. A nobleman in some European countries.
2. Used as a title for such a nobleman.

[Middle English counte, from Old French conte, from Late Latin comes, comit-, occupant of any state office, from Latin, companion; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

count

(kaʊnt)
vb
1. (Mathematics) to add up or check (each unit in a collection) in order to ascertain the sum; enumerate: count your change.
2. (Mathematics) (tr) to recite numbers in ascending order up to and including
3. (often foll by: in) to take into account or include: we must count him in.
4. not counting excluding
5. (tr) to believe to be; consider; think; deem: count yourself lucky.
6. (Mathematics) (intr) to recite or list numbers in ascending order either in units or groups: to count in tens.
7. (intr) to have value, importance, or influence: this picture counts as a rarity.
8. (often foll by: for) to have a certain specified value or importance: the job counts for a lot.
9. (Music, other) (intr) music to keep time by counting beats
n
10. (Mathematics) the act of counting or reckoning
11. (Mathematics) the number reached by counting; sum
12. (Law) law a paragraph in an indictment containing a distinct and separate charge
13. (General Physics) physics the total number of photons or ionized particles detected by a counter
14. (Mathematics) keep count to keep a record of items, events, etc
15. (Mathematics) lose count to fail to keep an accurate record of items, events, etc
16. (Boxing) boxing wrestling the act of telling off a number of seconds by the referee, as when a boxer has been knocked down or a wrestler pinned by his opponent
17. (Wrestling) boxing wrestling the act of telling off a number of seconds by the referee, as when a boxer has been knocked down or a wrestler pinned by his opponent
18. (Boxing) out for the count boxing knocked out and unable to continue after a count of ten by the referee
19. (Boxing) take the count boxing to be unable to continue after a count of ten
20. archaic notice; regard; account
[C14: from Anglo-French counter, from Old French conter, from Latin computāre to calculate, compute]

count

(kaʊnt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a nobleman in any of various European countries having a rank corresponding to that of a British earl
2. (Historical Terms) any of various officials in the late Roman Empire and under various Germanic kings in the early Middle Ages
3. (Roman Catholic Church) a man who has received an honour (papal knighthood) from the Pope in recognition of good deeds, achievements, etc
[C16: from Old French conte, from Late Latin comes occupant of a state office, from Latin: overseer, associate, literally: one who goes with, from com- with + īre to go]
ˈcountˌship n

count1

(kaʊnt)

v.t.
1. to check over one by one to determine the total number; add up; enumerate.
2. to reckon up; calculate; compute.
3. to list or name the numerals up to: Close your eyes and count to ten.
4. to include in a reckoning; take into account: Count her among the chosen.
5. to reckon to the credit of another; ascribe; impute.
6. to consider or regard: He counted himself lucky.
v.i.
7. to count the items of a collection to determine the total.
8. to list or name numerals in order.
9. to reckon numerically.
10. to have a specified numerical value.
11. to be accounted or worth something: That try didn't count - I was practicing.
12. to have merit, importance, value, etc.; deserve consideration: Every bit of help counts.
13. count down, to count backward, usu. by ones, from a given integer to zero.
14. count in, to include.
15. count off, to count aloud by turns, as to arrange positions within a group of persons; divide or become divided into groups: Count off from the left by threes.
16. count on or upon, to depend or rely on.
17. count out,
a. to declare (a boxer) the loser in a bout because of inability to stand up before the referee has counted to 10.
b. to exclude.
c. to count and apportion or give out.
d. to disqualify (ballots) illegally in counting, in order to control the election.
n.
18. the act of counting; enumeration; reckoning; calculation.
19. the number obtained by counting; the total.
20. an accounting.
21. Baseball. the number of balls and strikes, usu. designated in that order, that have been called on a batter during a turn at bat.
22. a separate charge in a legal declaration or indictment: two counts of embezzlement.
23.
a. a single ionizing reaction registered by an ionization chamber, as in a Geiger counter.
b. the total number of ionizing reactions so registered.
24. Archaic. regard; notice.
25. the count, the calling out, by the referee, of the numbers from 1 to 10 when a boxer falls to the canvas.
adj.
26. noting a number of items determined by an actual count: The box is labeled 50 count.
Idioms:
count heads or noses, to count the number of people present.
[1275–1325; (v.) Middle English < Anglo-French c(o)unter, Old French conter < Latin computāre to compute]

count2

(kaʊnt)

n.
(in some European countries) a nobleman equivalent in rank to an English earl.
[1375–1425; < Anglo-French c(o)unte, Old French conte, comte < Late Latin comitem, acc. of comes honorary title of various imperial functionaries, Latin: retainer, staff member, literally, companion]

count


Past participle: counted
Gerund: counting

Imperative
count
count
Present
I count
you count
he/she/it counts
we count
you count
they count
Preterite
I counted
you counted
he/she/it counted
we counted
you counted
they counted
Present Continuous
I am counting
you are counting
he/she/it is counting
we are counting
you are counting
they are counting
Present Perfect
I have counted
you have counted
he/she/it has counted
we have counted
you have counted
they have counted
Past Continuous
I was counting
you were counting
he/she/it was counting
we were counting
you were counting
they were counting
Past Perfect
I had counted
you had counted
he/she/it had counted
we had counted
you had counted
they had counted
Future
I will count
you will count
he/she/it will count
we will count
you will count
they will count
Future Perfect
I will have counted
you will have counted
he/she/it will have counted
we will have counted
you will have counted
they will have counted
Future Continuous
I will be counting
you will be counting
he/she/it will be counting
we will be counting
you will be counting
they will be counting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been counting
you have been counting
he/she/it has been counting
we have been counting
you have been counting
they have been counting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been counting
you will have been counting
he/she/it will have been counting
we will have been counting
you will have been counting
they will have been counting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been counting
you had been counting
he/she/it had been counting
we had been counting
you had been counting
they had been counting
Conditional
I would count
you would count
he/she/it would count
we would count
you would count
they would count
Past Conditional
I would have counted
you would have counted
he/she/it would have counted
we would have counted
you would have counted
they would have counted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.count - the total number countedcount - the total number counted; "a blood count"
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
complement - a complete number or quantity; "a full complement"
blood count - the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
body count - a count of troops killed in an operation or time period; "the daily body count increased as the war went on"
circulation - number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold; "by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"
circulation - (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
head count, headcount - number of people in a particular group
pollen count - the number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place
sperm count - the number of sperm in an ejaculate; "the sperm count is used as an indicator of male fertility"
2.count - the act of countingcount - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the population
countdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscount - an inaccurate count
poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
sperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate
3.count - a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
count palatine - a count who exercised royal authority in his own domain
landgrave - a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
noble, nobleman, Lord - a titled peer of the realm
Verb1.count - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
recount - count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
ascertain, determine, find out, find - establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"
miscount - count wrongly
census - conduct a census; "They censused the deer in the forest"
add together, summate, tot, tot up, tote up, total, add up, sum, sum up, tally, add - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
2.count - have weightcount - have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
press, weigh - to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"
3.count - show consideration forcount - show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
4.count - name or recite the numbers in ascending order; "The toddler could count to 100"
recite - repeat aloud from memory; "she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"
count down - count backwards; before detonating a bomb, for example
count down - count backwards; before detonating a bomb, for example
count out - declare the loser
5.count - put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
6.count - include as if by counting; "I can count my colleagues in the opposition"
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
7.count - have a certain value or carry a certain weight; "each answer counts as three points"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
8.count - have faith or confidence in; "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"
rely, trust, swear, bank - have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
9.count - take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

count

verb
1. (often with up) add (up), total, reckon (up), tot up, score, check, estimate, calculate, compute, tally, number, enumerate, cast up I counted the money. It came to more than five hundred pounds.
2. matter, be important, cut any ice (informal), carry weight, tell, rate, weigh, signify, enter into consideration It's as if your opinions just don't count.
3. consider, judge, regard, deem, think of, rate, esteem, look upon, impute I count him as one of my best friends.
4. include, number among, take into account or consideration The years before their arrival in prison are not counted as part of their sentence.
noun
1. calculation, poll, reckoning, sum, tally, numbering, computation, enumeration At the last count the police had 247 people in custody.
count on or upon something or someone depend on, trust, rely on, bank on, take for granted, lean on, reckon on, take on trust, believe in, pin your faith on I'm counting on your support. We're all counting on you to do the right thing.
count someone out (Informal) leave out, except, exclude, disregard, pass over, leave out of account If it means working extra hours, you can count me out.

count

verb
1. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total:
2. To be of significance or importance:
3. To indicate (time or rhythm), as with repeated gestures or sounds:
Idioms: keep time , mark time.
phrasal verb
count on or upon
1. To place trust or confidence in:
bank on (or upon), believe in, depend on (or upon), reckon on (or upon), rely on (or upon), trust (in).
2. To look forward to confidently:
anticipate, await, bargain for (or on), depend on (or upon), expect, look for, wait (for).
Informal: figure on.
phrasal verb
count out
To keep from being admitted, included, or considered:
noun
A noting of items one by one:
Archaic: tale.
Translations
عَدُّ، إحْصاءكونت: لَقَب نَـبالَـهمادّة إتّـهـاميَحْسَبُيَحْسُبُ
počítathraběpočetplatitpovažovat
grevetælletællingoptællingregne
laskeamääräkreivi
brojatibrojiti
grófszámítszámol
greifikæruatriîiskipta máliteljatelja, álíta
・・・を数える数える
세다수를 세다
comes
grafas
apsūdzībabūt ar nozīmigrāfssaskaitītskaitīšana
conte
bod obžaloby
grofračunatirezultatštetištetje
greveräkna
นับ
kontsaymakönemli olmaksaymadava/şikâyet maddesi
đếm

count

1 [kaʊnt]
A. N
1. (= act of counting) → recuento m; [of votes] → escrutinio m, recuento m (Boxing) → cuenta f
to keep/lose count (of sth)llevar/perder la cuenta (de algo)
at the last counten el último recuento
to make or do a count of sthhacer un recuento de algo
to be out for the countestar fuera de combate
2. (= total) → recuento m
the final count (in election) → el último recuento
hold the stretch for a count of ten, then relaxestírese y cuente hasta diez, luego relájese
see also pollen, sperm
3. (Jur) → cargo m
he was found guilty on all countsfue declarado culpable de todos los cargos
he was indicted on two counts of murderle fueron imputados dos cargos por asesinato
4. (= point) you're wrong on both countsestás equivocado en los dos aspectos
I think she deserves recognition on two countscreo que merece reconocimiento por dos motivos
B. VT
1. (= add up, check) → contar
she was counting the days until he came homecontaba los días que faltaban para su vuelta
to count the cost of (doing) sth (lit) → reparar en el coste de (hacer) algo (fig) → reparar en las consecuencias de (hacer) algo
see also chicken, blessing, cost A1
2. (= include) → contar
not counting the childrensin contar a los niños
ten counting himdiez con éldiez contándolo a él
3. (= consider) → considerar
I count you among my friendste cuento entre mis amigos, te considero amigo mío
I count myself luckyme considero feliz
count yourself lucky!¡date por satisfecho!
C. VI
1. (= add up, recite numbers) → contar
can you count?¿sabes contar?
counting from the leftcontando de izquierda a derecha
counting from today/last Sundaya partir de hoy/contando desde el domingo pasado
to count (up) to tencontar hasta diez
2. (= be considered, be valid) → valer, contar
that doesn't counteso no vale, eso no cuenta
every second countscada segundo cuenta or es importante
it will count against himirá en su contra
to count as two children count as one adultdos niños cuentan como un adulto
a conservatory counts as an extensionun jardín de invierno cuenta como una ampliación de la casa
ability counts for little hereaquí la capacidad que se tenga sirve de muy poco
D. CPD count noun N (Gram) → sustantivo m contable
count down VI + ADV count down from ten to onecuenta hacia atrás del diez al uno
children tend to count down to Christmaslos niños suelen contar los días que quedan para Navidad
count in VT + ADVincluir
count me in!¡yo me apunto!, ¡cuenta conmigo!
to count sb in on sthcontar con algn para algo
count on VI + PREP
1. (= rely on) → contar con
we're counting on himcontamos con él
I wouldn't count on it!¡no contaría con ello!
he's counting on winningcuenta con ganar
he can be counted on to ruin everythingpuedes contar con que él estropeará todo
I can always count on you to cheer me upsiempre puedo contar contigo para que me levantes el ánimo
2. (= expect) → contar con
I hadn't counted on thisno había contado con esto
count out VT + ADV
1. (= count) [+ money] → ir contando; [+ small objects] → contar (uno por uno)
2. (= exclude) [+ possibility] → descartar
we can't count out the possibility that they'll attackno podemos descartar la posibilidad de que ataquen
3. if that's what I have to do, you can count me outsi eso es lo que tengo que hacer, no cuentes conmigo
(you can) count me out of this!¡no cuentes conmigo para esto!, ¡dejame fuera de esto!
4. (Boxing) the referee counted him outel árbitro terminó la cuenta antes de que se levantara
to be counted outser declarado fuera de combate
count toward count towards VI + PREPcontar para
this work counts towards your final degreeeste trabajo cuenta para la nota final de la licenciatura
the time he has already spent in prison will count towards his sentenceel tiempo que ya ha pasado en la cárcel se descontará de su condena
count up VT + ADVcontar
count upon VI + PREP = count on

count

2 [kaʊnt] N (= nobleman) → conde m

count

Count [ˈkaʊnt] n (= nobleman) → comte m

count

[ˈkaʊnt]
vt
[+ money, people, things] → compter
to stand up and be counted [person] → avoir le courage de ses opinions
(= include) → compter
not counting → sans compter
not counting the children → sans compter les enfants
10 counting him → 10 avec lui, 10 en le comptant
to count sth sth (= consider) → considérer qch comme qch
I count it a privilege → Je considère cela comme un privilège.
vi
(= say numbers) → compter
to count to 10 → compter jusqu'à 10
and counting → et ce n'est pas fini
(= matter) → compter
what really counts → ce qui compte vraiment
to count for sth
It counts for very little → Cela n'a pas beaucoup d'importance.
(= qualify) → compter
According to the definition, that doesn't count → Selon la définition, cela ne compte pas.
to count as sth → être considéré(e) comme qch
It is hard to define what would count as success → Il est difficile de décider de ce qui peut être considéré comme un succès.
n
(= total) → compte m
to keep count of sth → tenir le compte de qch
to lose count of sth → perdre le compte de qch
to be out for the count (= unconscious) → être K.-O. (= fast asleep) → dormir comme une souche
(= level) [cholesterol, calories] → taux m pollen count, blood count
count on
vt fus [+ person, thing] → compter sur
You can count on me → Tu peux compter sur moi.
to count on doing sth → compter faire qch
count up
vtcompter, additionnercountable noun [ˌkaʊntəbəlˈnaʊn] nnom m dénombrable

count

1
n
(with numbers) → Zählung f; (Sport) → Auszählen nt; (of votes)(Stimmen)zählung f, → (Stimmen)auszählung f; I’ll have a countich zähle es mal (ab); she lost count when she was interruptedsie kam mit dem Zählen durcheinander, als sie unterbrochen wurde; I’ve lost all count of her boyfriendsich habe die Übersicht über ihre Freunde vollkommen verloren; to keep count (of something)(etw) mitzählen; (= keep track)die Übersicht (→ über etw (acc)) → behalten; she couldn’t keep count of themsie verlor die Übersicht; at the last count there were twenty membersbei der letzten Zählung waren es zwanzig Mitglieder; all together now, on the count of threeund jetzt alle zusammen, bei drei gehts los; I’ll come and look for you after a count of tenich zähle bis zehn und dann komme und suche ich dich; he was out for the count, he took the count (fig)er war k. o.; he took a count of eight (Sport) → er ging bis acht zu Boden
(Jur: = charge) → Anklagepunkt m; on that count (fig)in dem Punkt; you’re wrong on both countsSie haben in beiden Punkten unrecht; on all countsin jeder Hinsicht
no pl (= notice) don’t take any count of what he sayshören Sie nicht auf das, was er sagt; she never takes much/any count of himsie nimmt wenig/keine Notiz von ihm
vt
(with numbers) → (ab)zählen; (= count again)nachzählen; votes(aus)zählen; to count tenbis zehn zählen; I only counted ten peopleich habe nur zehn Leute gezählt; to count the cost (lit)auf die Kosten achten, jeden Pfennig umdrehen; she’ll help anyone without counting the cost to herselfsie hilft jedem, ohne an sich selbst zu denken
(= consider)ansehen, betrachten; (= include)mitrechnen, mitzählen; to count somebody (as) a friend/among one’s friendsjdn als Freund ansehen/zu seinen Freunden zählen; you should count yourself lucky to be aliveSie sollten froh und glücklich sein or Sie können noch von Glück sagen, dass Sie noch leben; ten people (not) counting the childrenzehn Leute, die Kinder (nicht) mitgerechnet or eingerechnet; to count something against somebodyetw gegen jdn anrechnen
vi
(with numbers) → zählen; to count to tenbis zehn zählen; counting from todayvon heute an (gerechnet)
(= be considered)betrachtet or angesehen werden; (= be included)mitgerechnet or mitgezählt werden; (= be important)wichtig sein; the children don’t countdie Kinder zählen nicht; he doesn’t count amongst her friendser zählt nicht zu ihren Freunden; that doesn’t countdas zählt nicht; every minute/it all countsjede Minute ist/das ist alles wichtig; appearance counts a lotes kommt sehr auf die äußere Erscheinung an; to count against somebodygegen jdn sprechen

count

2
nGraf m

count

1 [kaʊnt]
1. n
a.conteggio; (of votes at election) → spoglio
to be out for the count (Boxing) → essere fuori combattimento (fam) → essere K.O.
to keep count of sth → tenere il conto di qc
you made me lose count → mi hai fatto perdere il conto
b. (Law) he was found guilty on all countsè stato giudicato colpevole di tutti i capi di accusa
2. vt
a. (gen) → contare; (one's change) → controllare
don't count your chickens before they're hatched → non vendere la pelle dell'orso prima di averlo ucciso, non dir quattro se non l'hai nel sacco
to count sheep (fig) → contare le pecore
to count the cost of → calcolare il costo di (fig) → valutare il prezzo di
without counting the cost (also) (fig) → senza badare al prezzo
count your blessings → considera la tua fortuna
b. (include) → contare; (consider) to count sb amongannoverare qn tra
not counting the children → senza contare i bambini
ten counting him → dieci compreso lui
count yourself lucky → considerati fortunato
will you count it against me? → te la prenderai con me?
I count it an honour (to do/that) → mi ritengo onorato (a fare/che + sub)
3. vi
a.contare
to count (up) to 10 → contare fino a 10
counting from today → a partire da oggi, oggi compreso
b. (be considered, be valid) → valere, contare
two children count as one adult → due bambini valgono come un adulto
that doesn't count → quello non conta
it will count against him → deporrà a suo sfavore
it counts for very little → non conta molto, non ha molta importanza
count in vt + advcomprendere nel conto
count me in! (fam) → ci sto anch'io!
count on count upon vi + prepcontare su
to count on doing sth → contare di fare qc
count out vt + adv
a. (Boxing) to be counted outessere dichiarato/a K.O.
b. (money, small objects) → contare
c. (fam) count me out!non ci sto!
count towards vi + prep (subj, payment) → andare a incrementare
count up vt + advcontare; (column of figures) → sommare, addizionare

count

2 [kaunt] n (nobleman) → conte m

count1

(kaunt) noun
nobleman in certain countries, equal in rank to a British earl.
ˈcountess noun
1. the wife or widow of an earl or count.
2. a woman of the same rank as an earl or count in her own right.

count2

(kaunt) verb
1. to name the numbers up to. Count (up to) ten.
2. to calculate using numbers. Count (up) the number of pages; Count how many people there are; There were six people present, not counting the chairman.
3. to be important or have an effect or value. What he says doesn't count; All these essays count towards my final mark.
4. to consider. Count yourself lucky to be here.
noun
1. an act of numbering. They took a count of how many people attended.
2. a charge brought against a prisoner etc. She faces three counts of theft.
adjective
see countable.
ˈcountable adjective
1. capable of being numbered. Millionths of a second are countable only on very complicated instruments.
2. (negative uncountable. also count) (of a noun) capable of forming a plural and using the definite or indefinite article: Table is a count(able) noun, but milk is an uncountable noun.
ˈcounter noun
a token used in numbering or playing certain games; counters for playing ludo etc.
ˈcountless adjective
very many. Countless pebbles.
ˈcountdown noun
(used originally of a rocket) a counting backwards to check the time remaining until the beginning of an event, regarded as zero. It's five minutes to countdown.
count on
to rely on (a person or happening). I'm counting on you to persuade her.
out for the count
1. (of a boxer) still not standing after the count of ten.
2. exhausted; asleep. He was out for the count for several hours after his long walk.

count

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count

vt. contar;
blood___recuento sanguíneo.

count

n recuento, número; bacterial o bacteria — recuento bacteriano or de bacterias; complete blood — (CBC) hemograma completo; pill — recuento or conteo de pastillas; platelet — recuento plaquetario or de plaquetas, número de plaquetas; red blood cell — número or recuento de glóbulos rojos or eritrocitos, número or recuento de hematíes (esp. Esp); sperm — recuento espermático or de espermatozoides; white blood cell — número or recuento de glóbulos blancos or leucocitos; vt, vi contar; Count backwards from one hundred..Cuente al revés a partir de cien; to — calories contar calorías
References in classic literature ?
Gondola after gondola swept up to the marble steps, and left its lovely load to swell the brilliant throng that filled the stately halls of Count Adelon.
Some day, he told himself, the fide of things political will turn in my favor and the years of ineffectual service count big in the bestowal of rewards.
Otto shook the ashes out of his pipe and squatted down to count the rattles.
But it's just such seeming trifles that we've got to take seriously; such things count.
In what manner will he speak," demanded the wary chief, "when the runners count to him the scalps which five nights ago grew on the heads of the Yengeese?
I cannot keep count of them, though I have tried conscientiously.
It is the Juno brand; a glorious wine, fragrant, and full of gentle might; a bottled-up happiness, put by for use; a golden liquid, worth more than liquid gold; so rare and admirable, that veteran wine-bibbers count it among their epochs to have tasted it
Yet even though we have them," he returned, still with his hands in his pockets and planted there in front of me, "they don't much count, do they?
He would then begin again at the next fifty; seeming to commence at number one each time, as though he could not count more than fifty, and it was only by such a large number of fifties being found together, that his astonishment at the multitude of pages was excited.
In that country, rich or poor, a man was free, it was said; he did not have to go into the army, he did not have to pay out his money to rascally officials-- he might do as he pleased, and count himself as good as any other man.
Ah, fair sir, it were woundily hard to tell, they are so many, and do so lap the one upon the other, and being made all in the same image and tincted with the same color, one may not know the one league from its fellow, nor how to count them except they be taken apart, and ye wit well it were God's work to do that, being not within man's capacity; for ye will note --"
She looked out of all patience, but of course she come to count -- anybody would.