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recount

verb re·count \ ri-ˈkau̇nt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of recount

transitive verb
: 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


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recount

verb re·count \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of recount

transitive verb
: to count again

Origin and Etymology of recount

re- + count

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recount

noun re·count \ ˈrē-ˌkau̇nt , (ˌ)rē-ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of recount

: a second or fresh count

Examples of recount in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of recount

1850

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RECOUNT Defined for English Language Learners

recount

noun

Definition of recount for English Language Learners

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


RECOUNT Defined for Kids

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recount

verb re·count \ ri-ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of recount for Students

recounted; recounting
: to tell all about : narrate
  • She recounted her adventures.

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recount

verb re·count \ ˌrē-ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of recount for Students

recounted; recounting
: to count again

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recount

noun re·count \ ˈrē-ˌkau̇nt , -ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of recount for Students

: a counting again (as of election votes)


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