re|count1 [rıˈkaunt] v [T]
[Date: 1400-1500; : Old North French; Origin: reconter, from conter 'to tell, count']
formal to tell someone a story or describe a series of events
recount how/what
Alan recounted how he and Joyce had met.
recount 2
re|count2 [ˈri:kaunt] n
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: re- + count]
a second count of votes that happens in an election because the result was very close
>recount [ri:ˈkaunt] v [T]

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  • recount — recount, re count The verb recount (with the stress on the second syllable) means ‘to tell in detail, narrate’. Re count (with hyphen) is both a verb (with the stress on the second syllable) meaning ‘to count again’ and a noun (with the stress on …   Modern English usage

  • recount — Ⅰ. recount [1] ► VERB ▪ give an account of something. ORIGIN Old French reconter tell again . Ⅱ. recount [2] ► VERB ▪ count again. ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • Recount — Re*count (r[=e]*kount ), v. t. [Pref. re + count.] To count or reckon again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recount — Re*count , n. A counting again, as of votes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recount — I verb articulate, commemorare, communicate, convey, delineate, depict, describe, detail, divulge, enarrare, give an account, give the facts, give the particulars, hold forth, impart, iterate, narrate, particularize, picture, portray,… …   Law dictionary

  • recount — recite, *relate, rehearse, narrate, describe, state, report Analogous words: enumerate, *count, number, tell: detail, itemize, particularize (see corresponding adjectives at CIRCUMSTANTIAL) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recount — [v] tell a story break a story*, convey, delineate, depict, describe, detail, echo, enumerate, give an account of, itemize, narrate, picture, play back, portray, recap*, recapitulate, recite, rehash, rehearse, relate, repeat, report, run by… …   New thesaurus

  • recount — recount1 [ri kount′] vt. [ME recounten < Anglo Fr reconter: see RE & COUNT1] 1. to tell in detail; give an account of; narrate 2. to tell in order or one by one recount2 [rē΄kount′; ] for n. [ rē′kount΄] vt …   English World dictionary

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