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countverb

uk /kaʊnt/ us /kaʊnt/

count verb (NUMBER)

B1 [ I or T ] to say numbers one after the other in order, or to calculate the number of people or things in a group:

Let's count out loud (= speak the words) from one to ten.
The teachers counted the students as they got on to the bus.
Count your money carefully to make sure it's all there.
[ + question word ] We need to count who's here, so we can make sure that no one's missing.
There'll be eight for dinner, counting (= including) ourselves.
We're still waiting for the votes to be counted (up).
count heads

to count the number of people present somewhere:

There look to be about 50 people here - I haven't counted heads yet.

Más ejemplos

  • She admitted/conceded defeat well before all the votes had been counted.
  • He began counting backwards: "Ten, nine, eight ..."
  • I counted eight cars parked in their drive this morning!
  • I'm going to count how many customers come into the shop between seven and eight o'clock.
  • You count to a hundred and we'll go and hide.

count verb (HAVE VALUE)

B2 [ I ] to have value or importance:

I've always believed that happiness counts more than money.
My opinion doesn't count for anything around here (= no one values my opinion).
Synonym

Más ejemplos

  • It's often the little things that count the most.
  • She's never lied to me, and in my book that counts for a lot.
  • It's quality not quantity that really counts.
  • Your health is what counts - the cost of the treatment is not important.
  • Your friendship counts more to me than you'll ever know.

countnoun

uk /kaʊnt/ us /kaʊnt/

count noun (NUMBER)

C2 [ C ] the act of counting, or the total number of things counted:

Early vote counts show Mr Adams in the lead.
We had 450 members at the last count (= when they were last counted).
keep count

to record how many of something there are, or how many times something has happened:

So many people asked us for help, it was hard to keep count.
lose count

C2 to not be able to remember how many times something has happened:

I've lost count of how many times she's been late for work this month.

[ C ] a scientifically measured amount of something:

a high pollen count
a low blood/sperm count
on the count of three, four, five, etc.

when a particular number is reached:

On the count of three, I'd like you all to stand up.

(Definición de count del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

count en inglés americano

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countverb

us /kɑʊnt/

count verb (CALCULATE)

[ I/T ] to say the names of numbers one after the other in order, or to calculate the number of units in a group:

[ I ] By the time I count to three, you’d better be in bed.
[ T ] The teachers counted the students as they boarded the bus.
[ T ] There’ll be eight for dinner, counting (= including) us.
[ + question word ] Can you count how many pencils are left?

count verb (CONSIDER)

[ I/T ] to consider or be considered as:

[ T ] He counts Lucy as one of his closest friends.
[ I ] Does homework count toward my grade?

count verb (VALUE)

[ I ] to have value or importance:

I’ve always believed that happiness counts more than money.

countnoun

us /kɑʊnt/

count noun (CRIME)

[ C ] law a separate item included in a criminal accusation against someone:

She was found guilty on two counts of fraud.

count noun (OPINION)

[ C usually pl ] a statement of belief in a discussion or argument:

I think you’re wrong on all counts.

count noun (CALCULATION)

[ C/U ] a calculation, esp. a scientific one, of the number of units in a group:

a low blood count
[ C ] We need a count of the number of e-mail inquiries.

(Definición de count del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)