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Spanish translation of “count”


verb /kaunt/
to name the numbers up to Count (up to) ten. to calculate using numbers Count (up) the number of pages Count how many people there are There were six people present, not counting the chairman. to be important or have an effect or value What he says doesn’t count All these essays count towards my final mark. to consider
Count yourself lucky to be here.
countable adjective capable of being numbered Millionths of a second are countable only on very complicated instruments. (also count) (linguistics ) (opposite uncountable) (of a noun) capable of forming a plural and using the definite or indefinite article Table is a count(able) noun, but milk is an uncountable noun. counter noun a token used in numbering or playing certain games counters for playing ludo. countless adjective very many I’ve told him to stop doing that countless times. countdown noun (used originally of a rocket) a counting backwards to check the time remaining until the beginning of an event, regarded as zero It’s five minutes to countdown. count on phrasal verb to rely on (a person or happening)
contar con
I’m counting on you to persuade her.
out for the count (of a boxer) still not standing after the count of ten.
estar K.O.
exhausted; asleep He was out for the count for several hours after his long walk.
(Definition of count from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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