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1. Capable of being counted: countable items; countable sins.
2. Mathematics Capable of being put into a one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers.

count′a·bil′i·ty n.
count′a·bly adv.


1. capable of being counted
2. (Mathematics) maths logic able to be counted using the natural numbers; finite or denumerable
3. (Logic) maths logic able to be counted using the natural numbers; finite or denumerable
4. (Linguistics) linguistics denoting a count noun


(ˈkaʊn tə bəl)

1. able to be counted.
2. Math.
a. (of a set) having a finite number of elements.
b. (of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
count`a•bil′i•ty, count′a•ble•ness, n.
count′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.countable - that can be counted; "countable sins"; "numerable assets"
calculable - capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"
لا يُمكن إحصاؤه مَعدودمعدود، يُمكن إحصاؤه
tælleligtælleligt substantiv
hesaplanabilirsayılabilen isimsayılabilir


[ˈkaʊntəbl] ADJcontable
countable noun (Ling) → nombre m contable


adjzählbar (also Gram)


[ˈkaʊntəbl] adjcomputabile
a countable noun (Gram) → un sostantivo numerabile


(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.
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.
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 ?
But these were a minority always, generally a very small one, often so small a one as to be countable on the fingers of your hand.
rather see us engaged in those degrading sports, than to see us behaving like intellectual, moral, and ac- countable beings.
The expressions few and a few are used for countable nouns.
He must file a new brief with fewer than 14,000 countable words.
Families can take a few steps to preserve benefits by limiting countable resources.
Countable or not, I wanted to see a European goldfinch on American soil.
The space [C.sub.p](X)) has a fundamental bounded resolution if and only if X is countable.
They cover nonlinear dynamics in Rd, nonlinear dynamics in countable many dimensions, partial differential equations on the infinite line, and modulation theory and applications.
This suggestive semi verse-narrated story is filled with stunning, colorful collage creations depicting countable and uncountable animals, leaves and objects commonly found in nature.
One of the best, he says, is a so-called Medicaid-Friendly annuity, which essentially converts "countable" assets into income, which is exempt.
Every point-finite family of open subsets of the subspace [supp.sub.X]([mu]) is countable (see [11, 7]).