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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.
The "Epigoni" (ascribed to Antimachus of Teos) recounted the expedition of the `After-Born' against Thebes, and the sack of the city.
He recounted how Raevski had led his two sons onto the dam under terrific fire and had charged with them beside him.
At first the poets recounted any legend that came in their way.
Probably he knows someone in our department to whom he has recounted the story with additions.
He drew the listening savages round him by his nervous eloquence; taunted them with recitals of past wrongs and insults; drew glowing pictures of triumphs and trophies within their reach; recounted tales of daring and romantic enterprise, of secret marchings, covert lurkings, midnight surprisals, sackings, burnings, plunderings, scalpings; together with the triumphant return, and the feasting and rejoicing of the victors.
But Rogojin added no words of his own in confirmation of this view, and as before, he recounted with marvellous exactness the details of his crime.
The lady from the Minories recounted a successful course of treatment under which she had placed her own husband, who, from manifesting one month after marriage unequivocal symptoms of the tiger, had by this means become subdued into a perfect lamb.