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count·less

 (kount′lĭs)
adj.
Too many to be counted; innumerable. See Synonyms at incalculable.

count′less·ly adv.

countless

(ˈkaʊntlɪs)
adj
innumerable; myriad

count•less

(ˈkaʊnt lɪs)

adj.
too numerous to count; innumerable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.countless - too numerous to be countedcountless - too numerous to be counted; "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated

countless

countless

adjective
Translations
لا يُعَد، لا يُحْصـى
nespočetný
utallig
lukematon
megszámlálhatatlanszámtalan
óteljandi
brezštevilen
pek çoksayısız

countless

[ˈkaʊntlɪs] ADJincontable, innumerable
on countless occasionsinfinidad f de veces

countless

[ˈkaʊntləs] adj (= innumerable) → innombrablecount noun nnom m dénombrable

countless

adjunzählig attr, → zahllos attr; countless millions of …unzählige or zahllose Millionen von …

countless

[ˈkaʊntlɪs] adj on countless occasionsin mille occasioni, in innumerevoli occasioni
countless numbers of → un'infinità di

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.
References in classic literature ?
If he be an imaginative boy a door is tom open and for the first time he looks out upon the world, seeing, as though they marched in procession before him, the countless figures of men who before his time have come out of nothingness into the world, lived their lives and again disap- peared into nothingness.
niches that held the countless bones of those who had died many, many years before.
Winding its way among countless islands, and imbedded in mountains, the "holy lake" extended a dozen leagues still further to the south.
Whether marching amid his aides and marshals in the van of countless cohorts that endlessly streamed it over the plains, like an Ohio; or whether with his circumambient subjects browsing all around at the horizon, the White Steed gallopingly reviewed them with warm nostrils reddening through his cool milkiness; in whatever aspect he presented himself, always to the bravest Indians he was the object of trembling reverence and awe.
Of all the wondrous devices and dexterities, the sleights of hand and countless subtleties, to which the veteran whaleman is so often forced, none exceed that fine manoeuvre with the lance called pitchpoling.
I have of- ten, in the deep stillness of a summer's Sabbath, stood all alone upon the lofty banks of that noble bay, and traced, with saddened heart and tearful eye, the countless number of sails moving off to the mighty ocean.
The letter F-- had been likewise invariably brought forward, and found productive of such countless jokes, that its character as the wittiest letter in the alphabet had been long established with Elinor.
Seen by the dim light of the dips, their number to me appeared countless, though not in reality exceeding eighty; they were uniformly dressed in brown stuff frocks of quaint fashion, and long holland pinafores.
How high it was from the ground, how many steps it had, where he would be stood, bow he would be touched, whether the touching hands would be dyed red, which way his face would be turned, whether he would be the first, or might be the last: these and many similar questions, in nowise directed by his will, obtruded themselves over and over again, countless times.
But what were the guineas to him who saw no vista beyond countless days of weaving?
they answered with one voice, and moved down the slope like a countless herd of game with horns of steel.
There was no sound but that of the distant breakers, mounting from all round, and the chirp of countless insects in the brush.