Definition of Counting in English :

Define Counting in English

Counting meaning in English

Meaning of Counting in English

Pronunciation of Counting in English

Counting pronunciation in English

Pronounce Counting in English


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1. count, counting, enumeration, numeration, reckoning, tally

the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

Example Sentences:
'the counting continued for several hours'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of counting
the saying of numbers
reading and writing, painting, counting, and scientific endeavours
totalling up; adding
Computers are good at counting.
The counting of votes is proceeding smoothly.

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v. count·ed, count·ing, counts
a. To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number.
b. To recite numerals in ascending order up to and including: count three before firing.
c. To include in a reckoning; take account of: ten dogs, counting the puppies.
2. Informal
a. To include by or as if by counting: Count me in.
b. To exclude by or as if by counting: Count me out.
3. To believe or consider to be; deem: Count yourself lucky.
1. To recite or list numbers in order or enumerate items by units or groups: counted by tens.
a. To have importance: You really count with me.
b. To have a specified importance or value: Their opinions count for little. Each basket counts for two points.
3. Music To keep time by counting beats.
1. The act of counting or calculating.
a. A number reached by counting.
b. The totality of specific items in a particular sample: a white blood cell count.
3. Law Any of the separate and distinct charges or causes of action in an indictment or complaint.
4. Sports The counting from one to ten seconds, during which time a boxer who has been knocked down must rise or be declared the loser.
5. Baseball The number of balls and strikes that an umpire has called against a batter.

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