Add and Count


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Add verb – To combine (numbers) into a single sum.
Usage example: when she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill

Count is a synonym for add in quantity topic. In some cases you can use "Count" instead a verb "Add", when it comes to topics like accumulation, calculate, add up.
Nearby Words: added, adding
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Count verb – To find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added.
Usage example: count the baseball gloves in the storage locker to see if there are enough to go around

Add is a synonym for count in quantity topic. You can use "Add" instead a verb "Count", if it concerns topics such as calculate, add up.
Nearby Words: counter, counted, counting, countdown, countess
Synonyms for Count

Common collocations

character add character count character
amount add amount count amount
number add number count number
time add time count time
Other nouns: fact, bit, words, years, numbers, powers, weapons, examples, members, seconds, scenes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Say that his power lies in words and looks; in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and count 'em up: what then?
  • There are said to be certain techniques in kung fu that can induce death from bleeding out of seven orifices (eyes, mouth, ears, and nose).note Depending on whether you count the nose as one or two orifices, the alert reader will notice these only add up to six, possibly seven.
  • Thriving Ghost Town Usually the average population of a settlement rounds up to about less than two dozen, but depending on the frequency of traveling stalkers that pass through from time to time, that number can add up to about fifty or more as far as the total population count goes in the Zone.
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