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English noun: recount

1. recount (act) an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

Broader (hypernym)count, counting, enumeration, numeration, reckoning, tally

English verb: recount

1. recount (communication) narrate or give a detailed account of

SamplesTell what happened.
The father told a story to his child.

ExamplesThey won't recount the story

Synonymsnarrate, recite, tell

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)inform

Narrower (hyponym)crack, relate, rhapsodise, rhapsodize, yarn

2. recount (communication) count again

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

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)count, enumerate, number, numerate

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