Definitions for recount

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recount(verb)

    an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

  2. tell, narrate, recount, recite(verb)

    narrate or give a detailed account of

    "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"

  3. recount(verb)

    count again

    "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"

Wiktionary

  1. recount(Noun)

    A counting again, as of votes.

  2. recount(Verb)

    To count or reckon again.

  3. recount(Verb)

    To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate; as, to recount one's blessings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recount(verb)

    to count or reckon again

  2. Recount(noun)

    a counting again, as of votes

  3. Recount

    to tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate; as, to recount one's blessings

  4. Origin: [Pref. re- + count.]

Freebase

  1. Recount

    Recount is a 2008 television film about the 2000 United States presidential election. The political drama was written by Danny Strong, directed by Jay Roach, and produced by Kevin Spacey, who also stars in the film. It premiered on HBO on May 25, 2008. The DVD was released on August 19, 2008.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recount

    rē-kownt′, v.t. to count again: to tell over again: to narrate the particulars of: to detail.—n. a second or repeated count.—ns. Recount′al, Recount′ment, relation in detail, recital. [O. Fr. reconterre-, again, conter, to tell.]

Anagrams for recount »

  1. counter, trounce

  2. Trounce

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recount in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Green:

    State law says that if the margin is no more than one-fifth of 1 percent of the total votes cast in that election...then there shall be an automatic hand recount.

  2. Jeff Kingston:

    The Hiroshima Peace Museum is the most visited site for school excursions and every year at this time the media is filled with stories about the nightmarish suffering of the hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) who eloquently recount what they endured.

  3. Giovanni Cocco:

    I try to understand what her way of looking at reality is. I try to capture what she captures, the worlds I see around Monia would not exist without her. They recount her personality. That is why I try to depict the visual space that surrounds her, even through an obscured, unclear view.

  4. Burton:

    Every man knows his own but not others? defects and miseries; and ?tis the nature of all men still to reflect upon themselves their own misfortunes, not to examine or consider other men?s, not to confer themselves with others; to recount their own miseries but not their good gifts, fortunes, benefits which they have, to ruminate on their adversity, but not once to think on their prosperity, not what they have but what they want.

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Translations for recount

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • erzählen, berichtenGerman
  • tilittää, [[ketoa, kertoa, tarkistuslaskenta, [[laskea]] [[uudestaan]]Finnish
  • raconter, recompterFrench
  • ath-chunntadhScottish Gaelic
  • aachoont, aachoearroo, aachoonteyManx
  • 再集計, 物語る, 詳述Japanese
  • traloquorLatin
  • recontar, recontagemPortuguese
  • рассказать, пересказ, пересчёт, рассказывать, пересказывать, пересчитывать, рассказ, пересказать, пересчитать, изложение, излагать, изложитьRussian

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