What does the word count mean?

Usage examples for count

  1. This must count for something. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  2. I will not marry the Count de Brensault." – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Better go and count it. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)