an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
tell, narrate, recount, recite(verb)
narrate or give a detailed account of
"Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
"We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
A counting again, as of votes.
To count or reckon again.
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.
to count or reckon again
a counting again, as of votes
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
Origin: [Pref. re- + count.]
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
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. reconter—re-, again, conter, to tell.]
The numerical value of recount in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of recount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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.
If Al Gore and George Bush had agreed three weeks before the election to concede the results and waive their right to a legal challenge or a recount, then there would be no Supreme Court case, i’m being asked to waive centuries of legal precedent designed to protect the voters.
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.
The Commission is preparing to move forward with a statewide recount of votes for President of the United States, we have assembled an internal team to direct the recount, we have been in close consultation with our county clerk partners, and have arranged for legal representation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
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- 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
- recontar, recontagemPortuguese
- рассказать, пересказ, пересчёт, рассказывать, пересказывать, пересчитывать, рассказ, пересказать, пересчитать, изложение, излагать, изложитьRussian
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