Counts off can be defined as the act of systematically calling out numbers in order to keep track of a group of people or to divide them into manageable subsets. Antonyms for counts off include lump together, assemble indiscriminately, and disperse. Lumping together suggests a careless or haphazard grouping of individuals that may not serve any specific purpose. Assembling indiscriminately may indicate a lack of precision or organization in the way that people are gathered, while dispersing typically implies the opposite- that individuals are being sent out to different places or put into different groups. All of these antonyms for counts off suggest a lack of structure and intentionality in the way that collections of people are managed.
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- acquired, alien.