They move with the seasons, live outside the law, and count the best New York City restaurants among their clients.
They learned to measure and count in better ways, and cracked the codes of physics, chemistry, and biology.
Does an email I am forwarded inviting me to a happy hour next week count as art?
count Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner firmly in the optimist camp.
And that does not count the human tissue that gets moved around—faces, tendons, bones, skin.
count we no time lost time which lags thro' respect to the Gods!
When I had shown these things to the captain, I proceeded to count the money.
The count, it appeared, was a monster of jealousy—he had led her a dreadful life.
"Nineteen hundred and ninety," I added, when I had finished the count.
This is count Rostov, squadron commander, and I am your humble servant.
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.