count on
phrasal to look forward to as certain ; anticipate <
counted on winning
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  • count on — / count upon [v] depend on; rely aim for, bank on, bargain for, believe, believe in, bet bottom dollar*, bet on, expect from, heed, lean on, pin faith on, place confidence in, plan on, reckon on, rest on, score, stake on, swear by, tab, take as… …   New thesaurus

  • count on — count upon 1) you can count on me Syn: rely on, depend on, bank on, trust (in), be sure of, have (every) confidence in, believe in, put one s faith in, take for granted, take as read 2) they hadn t counted on his indomitable spirit Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Count On — is a major mathematics education project in the United Kingdom which was announced by education secretary David Blunkett at the end of 2000. It was the follow on to Maths Year 2000 which was the UK s contribution to UNICEF s World Mathematical… …   Wikipedia

  • count on — (someone) to expect someone to help you when you need them. I m counting on you to tell me everything they say. Usage notes: sometimes used to show that you expect a problem: You can always count on Michael to screw things up …   New idioms dictionary

  • count on — (something) to expect something to happen. You may be disappointed if you count on getting that loan …   New idioms dictionary

  • count on — index anticipate (expect), expect (anticipate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • count on — phrasal verb count on or count upon [transitive] Word forms count on : present tense I/you/we/they count on he/she/it counts on present participle counting on past tense counted on past participle counted on 1) a) count on someone to depend on… …   English dictionary

  • count on — or count upon 1) PHRASAL VERB If you count on something or count upon it, you expect it to happen and include it in your plans. [V P n/ ing] The government thought it could count on the support of the trades unions... [V P n/ ing] I ll be back.… …   English dictionary

  • count on — {v.} 1. To depend on; rely on; trust. * /The team was counting on Joe to win the race./ * /I ll do it; you know you can count on me./ * /The company was counting on Brown s making the right decision./ Syn.: BANK ON. 2. See: FIGURE ON(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • count on — {v.} 1. To depend on; rely on; trust. * /The team was counting on Joe to win the race./ * /I ll do it; you know you can count on me./ * /The company was counting on Brown s making the right decision./ Syn.: BANK ON. 2. See: FIGURE ON(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • count\ on — v 1. To depend on; rely on; trust. The team was counting on Joe to win the race. I ll do it; you know you can count on me. The company was counting on Brown s making the right decision. Syn.: bank on 2. See: figure on(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

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