count out

count out
1) PHRASAL VERB If you count out a sum of money, you count the notes or coins as you put them in a pile one by one.

[V P n (not pron)] Mr. Rohmbauer counted out the money and put it in an envelope. [Also V n P]

2) PHRASAL VERB: usu imper If you tell someone to count you out, you mean that you do not want to be included in an activity.

[V n P] If this is the standard to which I have to drop to gain membership, then count me out!


English dictionary. 2008.