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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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