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Meaning of “count” - Learner’s Dictionary

count

verb     /kaʊnt/
CALCULATE [T]
B1 to see how many people or things there are: She began to count the students to make sure everyone was there. I counted the money on the table.Numbering and counting
SAY NUMBERS [I]
B1 to say numbers in their correct order: Can you count to twenty in French?Numbering and counting
CONSIDER [T]
to think of someone or something in a particular way: She counted Tim as her closest friend. You should count yourself lucky you weren't hurt.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
IMPORTANT [I]
B2 to be important: I believe that health and happiness count more than money. Doesn't my opinion count for anything?ImportanceUseful or advantageous
INCLUDE [T]
to include something or someone in a calculation: There are 1500 people at my school, counting teachers.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
BE ACCEPTED [I]
to be accepted or allowed as part of something: I've been to sixteen different countries, but I only spent half an hour in Luxembourg, so that doesn't really count.Thinking and contemplatingBeing suitable or unsuitable
(Definition of count verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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