count

I
n.
act of counting
total, tally

1) to make, take a count

2) to keep count of

3) to lose count of

4) (boxing) to go down for the count ('to be counted out'); to take a count of ten

5) an accurate, correct count

6) a blood; body; cell; pollen count

7) the count stands at...

8) by smb.'s count (by my count)

issue

9) on a certain count (on all counts)

charge, accusation

10) on a certain count (he was guilty on all counts)

II
v.

1)(d; intr.) ('to be taken into account) to count against (your previous convictions will count against you)

2) (d; intr., tr.) ('to be considered; to consider') to count as (the draw counts as a victory; we counted the draw as a victory)

3) (d; intr.) ('to be valued') (his opinion counts for very little)

4) (d; intr.) ('to rely') to count for; on, upon (she counted on us for help; she counted on us to help her)

5) (D; intr.) ('to name numbers') to count from; to (to count from one to ten)

6) (D; intr.) ('to be taken into account') to count towards (do associate members count towards a quorum?)

7) (N; refl.; used with an adjective) ('to consider') we must count ourselves lucky (to have escaped)

* * *
[kaʊnt]
correct count
pollen count
take a count
to take a count of ten
upon (she counted on us for help; she counted on us to help her)
to (to count from one to ten)
to (to count from one to ten)
(D; intr.) ('to name numbers') to count from
(d; intr.) ('to rely') to count for
['act of counting'] ['total, tally'] to make
a blood
an accurate
the count stands at. . .
to keep count of
to lose count of
(boxing) to go down for the count ('to be counted out')
by smb. 's count (by my count)
(D; intr.) ('to be taken into account') to count towards (do associate members count towards a quorum?)
['charge, accusation'] on a certain count (he was guilty on all counts)
['issue'] on a certain count (on all counts)
(d; intr., tr.) ('to be considered; to consider') to count as (the draw counts as a victory; we counted the draw as a victory)
(N; refl.; used with an adjective) ('to consider') we must count ourselves lucky (to have escaped)
(d;intr.) ('to be taken in to account) to count against (your previous convictions will count against you)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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