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count upon

[ kount ]SEE DEFINITION OF count upon
  • as inassume
  • as incount on
  • as incount on/count upon

Synonyms for count upon

  • accept
  • conclude
  • consider
  • estimate
  • expect
  • guess
  • infer
  • presume
  • speculate
  • suspect
  • think
  • understand
  • ascertain
  • conjecture
  • deduce
  • deem
  • divine
  • fancy
  • find
  • gather
  • hypothesize
  • imagine
  • judge
  • posit
  • postulate
  • predicate
  • presuppose
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • theorize
  • be afraid
  • be inclined to think
  • fall for
  • get the idea
  • have a hunch
  • have sneaking suspicion
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Antonyms for count upon

  • abstain
  • disbelieve
  • discard
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • reject
  • calculate
  • know
  • prove
  • doubt
  • leave
  • let alone
  • not believe
  • not do
  • not take
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNT UPON

Should we have to beleaguer it we may count upon some help from within.'

"Count upon me," I answered blandly, even as I had promised Mrs. Effie.

The man who is ready to risk all for God can count upon God to do all for him.

The weather is calm, and I count upon making good my landing.

Then he stated the terms on which Darnley might count upon his aid.

This being arranged, gentlemen, you may count upon your servant.

But he was by no means sure that he might count upon a welcome.

Count upon that, my Ruth, and Richard shall have naught to fear.

To prove the truth of this assertion you need only to count upon your fingers.

Oh, Mr. Lorrequer, we count upon you—you must not desert us.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French conter "add up," but also "tell a story," from Latin computare (see compute). Related: Counted; counting. Modern French differentiates compter "to count" and conter "to tell," but they are cognates.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COUNT UPON

assume

verbbelieve, take for granted
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