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re·count 1

tr.v. re·count·ed, re·count·ing, re·counts
To narrate the facts or particulars of: The book recounts the siege of Lisbon. See Synonyms at describe.

[Middle English recounten, from Old French reconter : re-, re- + conter, relate; see count1.]

re·count′al n.

re·count 2

also re-count (rē-kount′)
tr.v. re·count·ed, re·count·ing, re·counts also re-count·ed, re-count·ing, re-counts
To count again.
n. recount (rē′kount′)
An additional count, especially a second count of votes cast in an election.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recounting - an act of narrationrecounting - an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
recital, yarn, narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
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Since the campaigns of Austerlitz and of 1807 Rostov knew by experience that men always lie when describing military exploits, as he himself had done when recounting them; besides that, he had experience enough to know that nothing happens in war at all as we can imagine or relate it.
If, I said, he makes a set speech and we make another recounting all the advantages of being just, and he answers and we rejoin, there must be a numbering and measuring of the goods which are claimed on either side, and in the end we shall want judges to decide; but if we proceed in our enquiry as we lately did, by making admissions to one another, we shall unite the offices of judge and advocate in our own persons.
Such was the conclusion of this adventure of the bird, and of the dialogue occasioned by it; which we could not help recounting to our reader, though it happened some years before that stage or period of time at which our history is now arrived.
Lawyer Maria Bernadette Sardillo, speaking for Robredo, said the Supreme Court last year upheld the integrity of the automated election system which was why Marcos' protest 'has to proceed to the recounting of votes.
The recounting was conducted at the Maranatha Church guest house in Migori Town and supervised by Lester Simiyu, the deputy registrar of the High Court in Homa Bay.
The MQM had demanded for verification of thumb impressions and recounting of votes.
In the interim, we will keep recounting," said Chris Thomas, the state's elections director.
by Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 7 July, 2014 - 17:53 KABUL (Pajhwok): In a new breakthrough, representatives of both presidential contenders on Monday agreed on recounting votes from 7,000 polling stations.
LAHORE -- Mian Marghoob of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won yet again by 453 votes after the recounting of votes at PP-150 Lahore was completed on Wednesday.
Ron Maurer, a Republican state representative from Grants Pass, said concerns of potentially miscounted ballots have surfaced in Lane County, giving him reason to consider a recount there before he determines whether to seek a more costly recounting of ballots statewide.
has been set as a date to start the recounting process.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A Spokesman for the Iraqiya alliance, a Sunni-Shiite alliance headed by Former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, said that his alliance respects a federal court decision for recounting votes in Baghdad.