recount

  • 1 Recount — Re*count (r[ e]*kount ), v. t. [F. raconter to relate, to recount; pref. re again + ? (L. ad.) + conter to relate. See {Count}, v.] To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate; as …

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  • 2 Recount — est un téléfilm tourné en 2008 sur l élection présidentielle de 2000 aux États Unis. Ecrit par Danny Strong, réalisé par Jay Roach, produit par Kevin Spacey, ce dernier jouant le rôle titre dans le film. Recount fut diffusé par sur HBO le 25 mai… …

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  • 3 recount — recount, re count The verb recount (with the stress on the second syllable) means ‘to tell in detail, narrate’. Re count (with hyphen) is both a verb (with the stress on the second syllable) meaning ‘to count again’ and a noun (with the stress on …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 recount — Ⅰ. recount [1] ► VERB ▪ give an account of something. ORIGIN Old French reconter tell again . Ⅱ. recount [2] ► VERB ▪ count again. ► NOUN …

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  • 5 Recount — Re*count (r[=e]*kount ), v. t. [Pref. re + count.] To count or reckon again. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Recount — Re*count , n. A counting again, as of votes. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 recount — I verb articulate, commemorare, communicate, convey, delineate, depict, describe, detail, divulge, enarrare, give an account, give the facts, give the particulars, hold forth, impart, iterate, narrate, particularize, picture, portray,… …

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  • 8 recount — recite, *relate, rehearse, narrate, describe, state, report Analogous words: enumerate, *count, number, tell: detail, itemize, particularize (see corresponding adjectives at CIRCUMSTANTIAL) …

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  • 9 recount — [v] tell a story break a story*, convey, delineate, depict, describe, detail, echo, enumerate, give an account of, itemize, narrate, picture, play back, portray, recap*, recapitulate, recite, rehash, rehearse, relate, repeat, report, run by… …

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  • 10 recount — recount1 [ri kount′] vt. [ME recounten < Anglo Fr reconter: see RE & COUNT1] 1. to tell in detail; give an account of; narrate 2. to tell in order or one by one recount2 [rē΄kount′; ] for n. [ rē′kount΄] vt …

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  • 11 Recount — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Recount Produktionsland USA …

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  • 12 recount — I UK [rɪˈkaʊnt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms recount : present tense I/you/we/they recount he/she/it recounts present participle recounting past tense recounted past participle recounted formal * to say what happened She recounted her… …

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  • 13 recount — I n. to do, make a recount (of votes) II v. (B) to recount a story to smb. * * * [rɪ kaʊnt] make a recount (of votes) (B) to recount a story to smb. to do …

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  • 14 recount — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Recount is used after these nouns: ↑hand {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ vividly ▪ The story of his life is vividly recounted in this new book. ▪ briefly (esp. AmE) …

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  • 15 recount — re|count1 [rıˈkaunt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Old North French; Origin: reconter, from conter to tell, count ] formal to tell someone a story or describe a series of events recount how/what ▪ Alan recounted how he and Joyce had met. recount 2… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 recount — re|count1 [ rı kaunt ] verb transitive FORMAL * to say what happened: She recounted her conversation with Sam. recount re|count 2 [ ri,kaunt ] noun count an occasion when something is counted again, especially the votes in an election: They… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 recount — {{11}}recount (n.) a new count (especially in an election), 1855, Amer.Eng., from RE (Cf. re ) + COUNT (Cf. count) (n). {{12}}recount (v.1) to tell, mid 15c., from O.N.Fr. and Anglo French reconter (12c.), from O.Fr. re (see RE (Cf. re …

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  • 18 recount — recounts, recounting, recounted (The verb is pronounced [[t]rɪka͟ʊnt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]ri͟ːkaʊnt[/t]].) 1) VERB If you recount a story or event, you tell or describe it to people. [FORMAL] [V n] He then recounted the story of the… …

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  • 19 recount — 1 verb (T) formal to tell someone a story or describe a series of events 2 noun (C) a process of counting votes again: I demand a recount! recount /ri: kaUnt/ verb (T) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 recount — 1. noun A counting again, as of votes. 2. verb a) To count or reckon again. b) To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate; as, to recount ones blessings …

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