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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)

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.

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++)"