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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 ?
This also thy request with caution askt Obtaine: though to recount Almightie works What words or tongue of Seraph can suffice, Or heart of man suffice to comprehend?
His antagonist paused only for sufficient time to permit him to recount for the edification of the audience and the confounding of Korak a brief resume of his former victories, of his prowess, and of what he was about to do to this puny Tarmangani.
Alas, I have still to recount the most distressing period of my life.
The chief, of course, had his scalps to show and his battles to recount.
Poyser, quite overcome at the young squire's speaking so lightly of himself, and thinking how her husband would be interested in hearing her recount this remarkable specimen of high-born humour.
As for the common soldiers, they were so that I could not name every single one of them though I had ten tongues, and though my voice failed not and my heart were of bronze within me, unless you, O Olympian Muses, daughters of aegis-bearing Jove, were to recount them to me.
The natives of Nukuheva would frequently recount in pantomime to our ship's company their terrible feats, and would show the marks of wounds they had received in desperate encounters with them.
Remarkable often found occasions, in after days, to recount the minutiae of that celebrated operation; and when she arrived at this point she commonly proceeded as follows:” And then the doctor tuck out of the pocket book a long thing, like a knitting-needle, with a button fastened to the end on't; and then he pushed it into the wound and then the young man looked awful; and then I thought I should have swaned away—I felt in sitch a dispu’t taking; and then the doctor had run it right through his shoulder, and shoved the bullet out on tother side; and so Dr.
Then I darted to the table once more, and began to recount the money; until all of a sudden, as though I had remembered something, I rushed to the door, and closed and double-locked it.
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.
I cannot pretend to recount all that he told me, but I gleaned from what he said that he was the genius who presided over the contretemps of mankind, and whose business it was to bring about the odd accidents which are continually astonishing the skeptic.
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.