What does recount mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recountverb

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

  2. tell, narrate, recount, reciteverb

    narrate or give a detailed account of

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

  3. recountverb

    count again

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

Wiktionary

  1. recountnoun

    A counting again, as of votes.

  2. recountverb

    To count or reckon again.

  3. recountverb

    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. Recountverb

    to count or reckon again

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + count.]

  2. Recountnoun

    a counting again, as of votes

    Etymology: [Pref. re- + count.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  1. counter, trounce

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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

Examples of recount in a Sentence

  1. Jaclyn Rothenberg:

    We are grateful to the election officials, volunteers and workers for working overtime and under unprecedented circumstances to complete this recount, as the utmost form of public service.

  2. Bill Nelson:

    ( Rick Scott has) thrown around words like voter fraud with no proof. Rick Scott's tried to get the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to intimidate local supervisors of election. Both the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which Republican Gov. Rick Scott oversees, and the Gov. Scott-appointed Florida Secretary of State have both said that there is no credible evidence of voter fraud, florida Department of Law Enforcement's become obvious that Republican Gov. Rick Scott can not oversee the process in a fair and impartial way, and Republican Gov. Rick Scott should remove Republican Gov. Rick Scott from the recount process.

  3. Robb Pitts:

    It is outrageous that Fulton County continues to be a target of those who can not accept the results from last year's election, the votes have been counted three times, including a hand recount, and no evidence of fraud has been found. The fact remains that Fulton County safely and securely carried out an election in the midst of a public health pandemic. It's a shame to see that the' Big Lie' lives on and could cost the hardworking taxpayers of Fulton County.

  4. Marc Elias:

    All of these cases attempt to bring some common sense to the administration of a recount code that was passed after 2000.

  5. Jimmy Kimmel:

    After you won the game, do you remember what I did? I said ‘good game, thanks’ and I shook your disgusting hand, i didn’t complain that it was rigged, I didn’t ask for a recount on the referee, I didn’t start a conspiracy theory about the basketball having a microchip in it. I brought shame on my family and I embraced it as I always do.

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Translations for recount

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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
  • traloquorLatin
  • recontar, recontagemPortuguese
  • рассказать, пересказ, пересчёт, рассказывать, пересказывать, пересчитывать, рассказ, пересказать, пересчитать, изложение, излагать, изложитьRussian
  • دوبارہ گنتیUrdu

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