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re·count 1

(rĭ-kount′)
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.

recount

(rɪˈkaʊnt)
vb
(tr) to tell the story or details of; narrate
[C15: from Old French reconter, from re- + conter to tell, relate; see count1]
reˈcountal n

recount


Past participle: recounted
Gerund: recounting

Imperative
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recount
Present
I recount
you recount
he/she/it recounts
we recount
you recount
they recount
Preterite
I recounted
you recounted
he/she/it recounted
we recounted
you recounted
they recounted
Present Continuous
I am recounting
you are recounting
he/she/it is recounting
we are recounting
you are recounting
they are recounting
Present Perfect
I have recounted
you have recounted
he/she/it has recounted
we have recounted
you have recounted
they have recounted
Past Continuous
I was recounting
you were recounting
he/she/it was recounting
we were recounting
you were recounting
they were recounting
Past Perfect
I had recounted
you had recounted
he/she/it had recounted
we had recounted
you had recounted
they had recounted
Future
I will recount
you will recount
he/she/it will recount
we will recount
you will recount
they will recount
Future Perfect
I will have recounted
you will have recounted
he/she/it will have recounted
we will have recounted
you will have recounted
they will have recounted
Future Continuous
I will be recounting
you will be recounting
he/she/it will be recounting
we will be recounting
you will be recounting
they will be recounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recounting
you have been recounting
he/she/it has been recounting
we have been recounting
you have been recounting
they have been recounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recounting
you will have been recounting
he/she/it will have been recounting
we will have been recounting
you will have been recounting
they will have been recounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recounting
you had been recounting
he/she/it had been recounting
we had been recounting
you had been recounting
they had been recounting
Conditional
I would recount
you would recount
he/she/it would recount
we would recount
you would recount
they would recount
Past Conditional
I would have recounted
you would have recounted
he/she/it would have recounted
we would have recounted
you would have recounted
they would have recounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
counting, enumeration, numeration, count, reckoning, tally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
Verb1.recount - narrate or give a detailed account ofrecount - narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
relate - give an account of; "The witness related the events"
crack - tell spontaneously; "crack a joke"
yarn - tell or spin a yarn
rhapsodise, rhapsodize - recite a rhapsody
2.recount - count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
count, numerate, enumerate, number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

recount

verb tell, report, detail, describe, relate, repeat, portray, depict, rehearse, recite, tell the story of, narrate, delineate, enumerate, give an account of He then recounted the story.

recount

verb
To give a verbal account of:
Translations
يُعيدُ سَرْد القِصَّه
podrobně vylíčit
fortælle
segja frá
smulkiai nupasakoti
sīki izklāstītuzskaitīt
podrobne opísať
ayrıntılarıyla anlatmak

recount

[ˈriːˈkaʊnt] VTcontar, relatar

recount

[rɪˈkaʊnt] vt (= relate) → raconter

recount

vt (= relate)erzählen, wiedergeben

recount

[rɪˈkaʊnt] vt (narrate) → raccontare

recount

(riˈkaunt) verb
to tell (a story etc) in detail. He recounted his adventures.
References in classic literature ?
Bannatyne, secretary to John Knox, recounts a singular course of oppression practised on one of those titulars abbots, by the Earl of Cassilis in Ayrshire, whose extent of feudal influence was so wide that he was usually termed the King of Carrick.
The historian of the sect affirms that, by the wrath of Heaven, a blight fell upon the land in the vicinity of the "bloody town" of Boston, so that no wheat would grow there; and he takes his stand, as it were, among the graves of the ancient persecutors, and triumphantly recounts the judgments that overtook them, in old age or at the parting hour.
So Herodotus recounts that when the people of Cyrene asked the oracle of Delphi to help them in their dissensions, the oracle told them to go to Mantinea, and the Mantineans lent them Demonax, who acted as a "setter straight" and drew up a new constitution for Cyrene.
It recounts, in the Richardsonian letter form, the experiences of a country girl of good breeding and ideally fine character who is introduced into the life of London high society, is incidentally brought into contact with disagreeable people of various types, and soon achieves a great triumph by being acknowledged as the daughter of a repentant and wealthy man of fashion and by marrying an impossibly perfect young gentleman, also of great wealth.
And Simon Ockley's History of the Saracens recounts the prodigies of individual valor, with admiration all the more evident on the part of the narrator that he seems to think that his place in Christian Oxford requires of him some proper protestations of abhorrence.
He does not fly who retires," returned Don Quixote; "for I would have thee know, Sancho, that the valour which is not based upon a foundation of prudence is called rashness, and the exploits of the rash man are to be attributed rather to good fortune than to courage; and so I own that I retired, but not that I fled; and therein I have followed the example of many valiant men who have reserved themselves for better times; the histories are full of instances of this, but as it would not be any good to thee or pleasure to me, I will not recount them to thee now.
Alas, I have still to recount the most distressing period of my life.
We shall not recount the different devices of the architects on the occasion; nor would it be decorous so to do, seeing that there was a convocation of the society of the ancient and honorable fraternity “ of the Free and Accepted Masons,’ at the head of whom was Richard, in the capacity of master, doubtless to approve or reject such of the plans as, in their wisdom, they deemed to he for the best.
At their hospitable boards I occasionally met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
But that which passeth all the rest is: They do recount that the Earth, mother of the giants that made war against Jupiter, and were by him destroyed, thereupon in an anger brought forth Fame.
Nor shall I recount further incidents of the life that is now to end--a life of wandering, always and everywhere haunted by an overmastering sense of crime in punishment of wrong and of terror in punishment of crime.
It is not without a certain emotion that I begin to recount here the extraordinary adventures of Joseph Rouletabille.