WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ˈcount ˌnoun, n. [countable]
  • a noun that is countable. See count3.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
    count noun′, 
  • Grammara noun, as apple, table, or birthday, that typically refers to a countable thing and that in English can be used in both the singular and the plural and can be preceded by the indefinite article a or an and by numerals. Cf. mass noun.
    • 1950–55


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    count noun n
    1. a noun that can be qualified by the indefinite article, and may be used in the plural, as telephone and thing but not airs and graces or bravery
      Compare mass noun



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