What does recount mean?

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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"


  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.]


  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


  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

Images & Illustrations of recount

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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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