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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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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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is not without a certain emotion that I begin to recount here the extraordinary adventures of Joseph Rouletabille.
We have, without interrupting him, allowed Daddy Jacques to recount to us roughly all he knows about the crime of The Yellow Room.
The fits-and-starts of the Florida recount and contest procedure presented two lines of attack.
Units in the document are: (1) Persuasive Writing: Animal Rights; (2) Persuasive Writing: The Three Little Pigs; (3) Historical Recount (in which pupils write a historical recount related to an event they recently learned in class); (4) Recount: Newspaper Reports; (5) Recount: Police Report; (6) Discussion: Cross-Curricular Issues; (7) Taking a Point of View: GM Foods; and (8) Explanatory Text: Time and Space.
The Miami Herald is estimating that Bush will come out 20,000 votes short in Florida when the press recount is finished, making him the first President in American history to win neither the popular vote nor the bizarro, archaic, Electoral College vote.
In a companion 5-4 decision, the Court had no recourse but to rule that given the time constraints, "it is evident that any recount seeking to meet the December 12 date will be unconstitutional.
Nov 12: Palm Beach officials vote to conduct a full recount of all 425,000 ballots.
The latest twist in the presidential saga came just days after the Florida Supreme Court had ruled in favour of Al Gore to allow the huge task of a manual recount of about 9,000 votes in the "Sunshine State".