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Definition 1: an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election - [noun denoting act]

(recount is a kind of ...) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

"the counting continued for several hours"

Definition 2: narrate or give a detailed account of - [verb of communication]

Samples where recount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Tell what happened
  • The father told a story to his child

Synonyms for recount in the sense of this definition

(recount is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of recount ) give an account of

"The witness related the events"

(... is a kind of recount ) tell spontaneously

"crack a joke"

(... is a kind of recount ) tell or spin a yarn

(... is a kind of recount ) recite a rhapsody

Definition 3: count again - [verb of communication]

Samples where recount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(recount is a kind of ...) determine the number or amount of

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

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