Recount - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkaʊnt|  American pronunciation of the word recount
Brit.  |rɪˈkaʊnt|  British pronunciation of the word recount


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


- narrate or give a detailed account of (syn: narrate, recite, tell)
- count again


The election was very close and the loser demanded a recount.

He enjoyed recounting his adventures to the newspaper reporters.

Alan recounted how he and Joyce had met.

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

His memoirs recount the horrors of the war.

It is rather painful for me to recount the shifts to which I have been reduced.

the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise

Word forms

I/you/we/they: recount
he/she/it: recounts
present participle: recounting
past tense: recounted
past participle: recounted
singular: recount
plural: recounts
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