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
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All of these cases attempt to bring some common sense to the administration of a recount code that was passed after 2000.
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.
We have asked the federal courts to take the common-sense steps to ensure that every county has a chance to complete those phases of a recount without interruption.
We're disappointed by the mechanical problems that are going to cause a further delay in the recount, it became evident through the vigorous pace of counting that the machines used for the recount were starting to get stressed.
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.
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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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