count among

count (someone or something) among (something)

To include someone or something in a particular group or category. I certainly count my daughter among my life's greatest blessings. Yes, we are counting this infraction among the other demerits you've gotten this year.
See also: among, count
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count someone among something

to consider someone as a particular type of person or part of a particular group. I count her among my closest friends. Rachel counted herself among the luckiest people alive.
See also: among, count
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

count among

1. To consider someone or something a part of some group: The company counts many important people among its clients.
2. To be considered a part of some group: The new novel counts among the author's greatest works.
See also: among, count
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
But with these machines--Sir, this ride of ours will count among the historical rides of the world!"
The deep impacts that killed the dinosaurs or excavated our moon's vast craters count among the most spectacular examples of collisions in the solar system.
We are no longer misperceived as a forest-industry group, or a trade association, or a quasi-federal agency--though we are proud to count among our members many foresters, federal employees, and industry representatives.
"It is inconceivable," says Jose Chafik Hamdan, co-breeder of the Miaja bulls, which count among Mexico's mostly highly regarded.
Jackson Pollock, as well as Jean Fautrier, Hans Hartung, and Lucia Fontana, count among her tutelary figures during this period.
The original dimensions are also respected in Les Demoiselles d'Avignon de Pablo Picasso, 1988, and La Musique d'Henri Matisse, 1989-91 (which took the artist some 1,078 hours to complete) - works transcribed in colored pencil on canvas which count among Raffray's own "masterpieces."
All count among some of the biggest companies in the world, and all can be described as tech companies.
Notes, and Sketches (1969; aka Walden) and Lost, Lost, Lost (1976)--that some (including this writer) count among the greatest works not only of avantgarde film but of cinema in its entirety.
Rodrigo Pessoa, as a Brazilian, does not count among the Europeans.
I count among my friends a former staffer for John Ashcroft; while we will never agree politically, we can talk and laugh for hours about our families and our lives knowing we are bound by a common faith, not separated by ideology.
That study, which involved 3,810 infants from 0 to 89 days old, found a bacteremia incidence of 1% (38 cases), and the median total peripheral white blood cell count among the infants with bacteremia was not significantly different from the count among those without it (Ann.
His conversions there count among the best new/old schemes of the twentieth century, and his new-build Collegio del Colle remains one of the key works internationally from the 1960s.
These sites count among the best for tracking new mileage deals and promotions.
Loudmouth comedian CHRIS ROCK appears in the thriller Bad Company, which also stars Wales's finest export ANTHONY HOPKINS, who scared the pants off the world playing serial killer Hannibal Lecter in Silence Of The Lambs while duelling with JODIE FOSTER, who was stunning in the searing film Taxi Driver with ROBERT DE NIRO, who can count among his many conquests the actress ASHLEY JUDD, who also dated MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY, who stars in the upcoming dragon film Reign Of Fire with British actor CHRISTIAN BALE.