Still, it may be too early to count out Philadelphia and its legendary cheese steaks.
I shall just count out the money I have put into that last canvas bag.
He began to count out the bills, as if the matter had been agreed upon.
Kenny took advantage of a dispute among the enemy to count out the bills in concessional disgust and shove them through the slats.
He, Toodles, hoped he would bore them into a count out every minute.
Was there a sickness in any of the households, she was there ready to sit up and count out the drops of medicine.
Shall I count out one thousand and one hundred philips, O dalal.
Chon, count out a hundred to the artist, for I want him to consider fifty as a retaining fee.
Then we'll count out this money and you will have to return it.
The broad jump is one of the events that we've got to count out, then, isn't it?
mid-14c., from Old French conter "add up," but also "tell a story," from Latin computare (see compute). Related: Counted; counting. Modern French differentiates compter "to count" and conter "to tell," but they are cognates.
title of nobility, c.1300, from Anglo-French counte (Old French conte), from Latin comitem (nominative comes) "companion, attendant," the Roman term for a provincial governor, from com- "with" (see com-) + stem of ire "to go" (see ion). The term was used in Anglo-French to render Old English eorl, but the word was never truly naturalized and mainly was used with reference to foreign titles.
v. count·ed, count·ing, counts
To name or list the units of a group or collection one by one in order to determine a total. n.
The act of counting or calculating.
The totality of specific items in a particular sample.