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Meaning of RECOUNT

Pronunciation:  ri'kawnt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  2. [v]  count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
  3. [v]  narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"

RECOUNT is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: narrate, recite, spin, tell
 See Also: count, count, counting, enumerate, enumeration, inform, number, numerate, numeration, reckoning, relate, rhapsodise, rhapsodize, tally, yarn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*count"\ (r[=e]*kount"), v. t. [Pref. re- + count.]
    To count or reckon again.
  2. \Re*count"\, n.
    A counting again, as of votes.
  3. \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, to
    recount one's blessings. --Dryden.
          To all his angels, who, with true applause, Recount his
          praises.                                 --Milton.