What is another word for counting?

1006 synonyms found


[ kˈa͡ʊntɪŋ], [ kˈa‍ʊntɪŋ], [ k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Counting is the process of determining the number of objects or items in a given set. There are several words that are synonymous with counting, which include enumeration, reckoning, tallying, numbering, totaling, and computing among others. Enumeration implies listing or cataloging items in numerical order. Reckoning is about assessing or estimating the number of items without actually counting them. Tallying, on the other hand, is more about keeping a running total as each item is counted. Numbering is another synonym for counting, and it involves assigning numbers to objects in a given sequence. Totaling refers to adding up a series of numbers to get a sum. Lastly, computing involves using mathematical operations to determine the total.

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Usage examples for Counting

The men were counting over several bags of money.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
After eight people, counting old Dinah and Nell, there was enough for such "kelb kebir."
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
They sat, however, with palpitating hearts, counting minute after minute.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Counting

  • The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
    Scott Adams
  • But I was going to be a teacher my entire life, so I wasn't counting on money to much.
    Clay Aiken
  • Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.
    Carl D. Anderson
  • Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next.
    Gregory Bateson
  • Innumerable actions are going on through us all the time. If we started counting them, we should never come to an end.
    Vinoba Bhave

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