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Count

Pronunciation: kount
v. t.1.To tell or name one by one, or by groups, for the purpose of ascertaining the whole number of units in a collection; to number; to enumerate; to compute; to reckon.
[imp. & p. p. Counted; p. pr. & vb. n. Counting.]
Who can count the dust of Jacob?
- Num. xxiii. 10.
2.To place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging.
3.To esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider.
To count out
a - To exclude (one) from consideration; to be assured that (one) will not participate or cannot be depended upon.
b - (House of Commons) To declare adjourned, as a sitting of the House, when it is ascertained that a quorum is not present.
c - To prevent the accession of (a person) to office, by a fraudulent return or count of the votes cast; - said of a candidate really elected.
v. i.1.To number or be counted; to possess value or carry weight; hence, to increase or add to the strength or influence of some party or interest; as, every vote counts; accidents count for nothing.
2.To reckon; to rely; to depend; - with on or upon.
3.To take account or note; - with
4.(Eng. Law) To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
n.1.The act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting.
Of blessed saints for to increase the count.
- Spenser.
By this count, I shall be much in years.
- Shak.
2.An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
3.(Law) A formal statement of the plaintiff's case in court; in a more technical and correct sense, a particular allegation or charge in a declaration or indictment, separately setting forth the cause of action or prosecution.
1.A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
Count palatine
a - Formerly, the proprietor of a county who possessed royal prerogatives within his county, as did the Earl of Chester, the Bishop of Durham, and the Duke of Lancaster.
b - Originally, a high judicial officer of the German emperors; afterward, the holder of a fief, to whom was granted the right to exercise certain imperial powers within his own domains.
Noun1.count - the total number counted; "a blood count"
2.count - the act of counting; "the counting continued for several hours"
3.count - a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
Verb1.count - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
2.count - have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much"
Synonyms: matter, weigh
3.count - show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
Synonyms: weigh, consider
4.count - name or recite the numbers; "The toddler could count to 100"
5.count - put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
Synonyms: number
6.count - include as if by counting; "I can count my colleagues in the opposition"
7.count - have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
8.count - take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
Synonyms: reckon

COUNT, pleading. This word, derived from the French conte, a narrative, is in our old law books used synonymously with declaration but practice has introduced the following distinction: when the plaintiff's complaint embraces only a single cause of action, and he makes only one statement of it, that statement is called, indifferently, a declaration or count; though the former is the more usual term.
    2. But when the suit embraces two or more causes of action, (each of which of course requires a different statement;) or when the plaintiff makes two or more different statements of one and the same cause of action, each several statement is called a count, and all of them, collectively, constitute the declaration.
    3. In all cases, however, in which there are two or more counts, whether there is actually but one cause of action or several, each count purports, upon the face of it, to disclose a distinct right of action, unconnected with that stated in any of the other counts.
    4. One object proposed, in inserting two or more counts in one declaration, when there is in fact but one cause of action, is, in some cases, to guard against the danger of an insufficient statement of the cause, where a doubt exists as to the legal sufficiency of one or another of two different modes of declaring; but the more usual end proposed in inserting more than one count in such case, is to accommodate the statement to the cause, as far as may be, to the possible state of the proof to be exhibited on trial; or to guard, if possible, against the hazard of the proofs varying materially from the statement of the cause of action; so that if one or more or several counts be not adapted to the evidence, some other of them may be so. Gould on Pl. c. 4, s. 2, 3, 4; Steph. Pl. 279; Doct. Pl. 1 78; 8 Com. Dig. 291; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. In real actions, the declaration is most usually called a count. Steph. Pl. 36, See Common count; Money count.

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Count Alessandro Volta
count down
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Count Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy
Count Maurice Maeterlinck
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