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Definition of "count" []

  • To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number. (verb-transitive)
  • To recite numerals in ascending order up to and including: count three before firing. (verb-transitive)
  • To include in a reckoning; take account of: ten dogs, counting the puppies. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To include by or as if by counting: Count me in. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To exclude by or as if by counting: Count me out. (verb-transitive)
  • To add up or check (each unit in a collection) in order to ascertain the sum; enumerate (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To recite numbers in ascending order up to and including (verb)
  • To take into account or include (verb)
  • To believe to be; consider; think; deem (verb)
  • To recite or list numbers in ascending order either in units or groups (verb)
  • To have value, importance, or influence (verb)
  • To have a certain specified value or importance (verb)
  • To keep time by counting beats (verb)
  • The act of counting or reckoning (noun)
  • The number reached by counting; sum (noun)
  • A paragraph in an indictment containing a distinct and separate charge (noun)
  • The total number of photons or ionized particles detected by a counter (noun)
  • 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 (noun)
  • Notice; regard; account (noun)

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Use "count" in a sentence
  • "Some pseudo code: min = 0 max = 10 found = false count = 1 while found = = false guess = (max + min) / 2 print Is your number $guess? input = getInput () if input = = "yes" print "yay I got it in $count guesses" found = true elsif input = = "lower" max = input count++ else min = input count++ end end print "game over""
  • ""UPDATE [arrest_charges] SET [statute] = @statute, [count] = @count WHERE [charge_rec_num] = @charge_rec_num""
  • "You could fix this a few ways for ($x = 0, $count = count ($key); $x < $count; $x++)"