- (transitive & intransitive) If you count something, you find how many there are, usually by looking at them one by one.
- OK kids, first everyone get on the bus, and then we'll count to see that everyone's here.
- I counted 43. How many did you get?
- I counted up the mistakes and divided by the total.
- My daughter can count to twenty by twos.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something counts, it is accepted, allowed, or included.
- If you use your hands in soccer, the goal doesn't count.
- That's not the answer we were looking for, but it counts as correct.
- Do you count the pet as part of the family?
- Hey, count me in. I want to play too.
- (intransitive) If something counts, it's important or useful.
- If you're trying to lose weight, the kind of food you eat really does count.
- The way you dress can count for a lot when you're looking for a job.
- (intransitive) If you count on somebody or something, you depend on them.
- If you have any problems, you can count on me to help out.
- (countable) A count is the number of something.
- Our new-student count is now up to 124, five more students than last time.
- (countable) A count is an act of counting.
- The study will include a count of the number of birds on the island.
- We're going to jump on the count of three: one, two, three!
- If you loose count of something, you can't count them all.
- I've lost count of the number of times she's said that.
- (countable) In law a count is a crime that a court has charged you with.
- (countable) A count is European title, similar to earl.