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count (v.)

14世纪末,"列举,按顺序依次分配数字;按顺序重复数字",也"算计其中,包括",来自古法语 conter "算计,加起来",也"讲故事",来自拉丁语 computare "算计,加起来,一起算计",来自 com "与,一起"(见 com- )+ putare "算计",原为"修剪",来自PIE根 *pau- (2)"切割,打击,印记"。

不及物义"有价值或价值"出自1857年。相关: Counted ; counting 。现代法语将 compter "数"和 conter "说"区分开来,但它们是同源词。要 count on "依靠或依赖"是1640年代的。要 count against (转折性)"不利于"到1888年。到 count (someone) in "认为(某人)是参与者或支持者"来自1857年。 count (someone) out 相反,"不考虑"是1854年的。

Origin and meaning of count

count (n.1)

一些大陆国家的贵族头衔,相当于英语 earl ,14世纪,来自英法 counte "伯爵、耳目"(古法语 conte ),来自拉丁语 comitem (名词 comes )"同伴、随从",罗马人对省长的称呼,来自 com "与"(见 com- )+ ire "去"(来自PIE根 *ei- "去")的词干。该词在英法中曾用于翻译古英语 eorl ,但该词从未真正归化,主要用于指外国头衔。

In ancient Rome and the Roman empire, [a comes was] a companion of or attendant upon a great person; hence, the title of an adjutant to a proconsul or the like, afterward specifically of the immediate personal counselors of the emperor, and finally of many high officers, the most important of whom were the prototypes of the medieval counts. [Century Dictionary]

Origin and meaning of count

count (n.2)

14世纪初,"计数、计算",也有"金钱或财产的账目";15世纪末,"总数、算计的总数",来自英法 counte ,古法语 conte "计数、算计、计算",来自 conter "计算、加起来",来自拉丁语 computare "算计、总结、算计在一起"(见 compute )。

意为"估计、推崇、考虑",来自15世纪末 在法律上,"起诉书中的每一项指控",来自1580年代。在拳击比赛中,"裁判员计算10秒允许倒地的拳手重新站起来的时间",到1902年。在棒球和垒球中,"击球手在本垒板上轮流被击出的好球和球数",到1909年。

Origin and meaning of count

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Definitions of count from WordNet
1
count (v.)
determine the number or amount of;
Can you count the books on your shelf?
Synonyms: number / enumerate / numerate
count (v.)
have weight; have import, carry weight;
Synonyms: matter / weigh
count (v.)
show consideration for; take into account;
Synonyms: consider / weigh
count (v.)
name or recite the numbers in ascending order;
The toddler could count to 100
count (v.)
put into a group;
The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members
Synonyms: number
count (v.)
include as if by counting;
I can count my colleagues in the opposition
count (v.)
have a certain value or carry a certain weight;
each answer counts as three points
count (v.)
have faith or confidence in;
you can count on me to help you any time
Synonyms: bet / depend / swear / rely / bank / look / calculate / reckon
count (v.)
take account of;
Synonyms: reckon
2
count (n.)
the total number counted;
a blood count
count (n.)
the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order;
the counting continued for several hours
count (n.)
a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl;
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