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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To tell about in detail. Also: To figure again.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To tell about in detail. Also: To figure again. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A second or additional enumeration, as of votes in an election.

Usage examples (35)
  • She loved to recount the details of her day over dinner each evening.
  • We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made
  • So the outcome of the recount is a foregone conclusion.
  • The 2000 Florida recount is a completely separate issue. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''recount" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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