Know Your Next Word : count

11. count :

verb & noun :

1. to check over (the separate units or groups of a collection) one by one to determine the total number : to add up : to enumerate

2. to list or name numerals in order

3. to reckon numerically

4. the act of counting : enumeration : reckoning : calculation

usage :

  • He counted his tickets and found he had ten.

  • Close your eyes and count ten.

  • There are five of us here, counting me.

  • He counted himself lucky to have survived the crash.

  • She counted three times before she was satisfied that none was missing.

  • Every bit of help counts.

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