Recount - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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

noun

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

verb

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

Examples

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

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