count with

count with someone

to be important to someone. Your cooperation really counts with me. All my efforts do not count with her.
See also: count
References in classic literature ?
Laura looked at the Count with her dislike for him appearing a little too plainly in her face.
Pickwick saluted the count with all the reverence due to so great a man, and the count drew forth a set of tablets.
The Census Bureau said the problems that occurred in 1990 might get worse if Congress, as it has threatened, forbade the bureau to supplement its count with estimates based on samples of the population.