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recount

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verb re·count \ri-ˈkau̇nt\

Definition of recount

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to relate in detail :  narrate

recounter

noun


Origin and Etymology of recount

Middle English, from Anglo-French recunter, from re- + cunter to count, relate — more at count


First Known Use: 15th century


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recount

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verb re·count \(ˌ)rē-ˈkau̇nt\

Definition of recount

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to count again



Origin and Etymology of recount

re- + count


First Known Use: 1764

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recount

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noun re·count \ˈrē-ˌkau̇nt, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Simple Definition of recount

  • : a second count of the votes in a very close election

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of recount

  1. :  a second or fresh count

Examples of recount in a sentence

  1. The election was very close and the loser demanded a recount.



1884

First Known Use of recount

1884

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RECOUNT Defined for Kids

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recount

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verb re·count \ri-ˈkau̇nt\

Definition of recount for Students

recounted

recounting

  1. :  to tell all about :  narrate <She recounted her adventures.>




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recount

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verb re·count \ˌrē-ˈkau̇nt\

Definition of recount for Students

recounted

recounting

  1. :  to count again




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recount

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noun re·count \ˈrē-ˌkau̇nt, -ˈkau̇nt\

Definition of recount for Students

  1. :  a counting again (as of election votes)





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