Meaning of “count” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /kaʊnt/

an occasion when you count something, or the total number you get after counting:

[ usually singular ] At the last count there were 410 club members.
lose count

to forget how many of something there is:

I've lost count of the number of times she's arrived late.
on all/both/several, etc counts

in all, both, several, etc parts of a situation, argument, etc:

I had been wrong on both counts.
RANK [ C ] ( also Count)

a man of high social rank in some European countries


one of the times that someone has been accused of a particular crime:

He was charged with two counts of assault.
→ See also pollen count

(Definition of “count noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)