to relate or narrate; tell in detail; give the facts or particulars of.
to narrate in order.
to tell one by one; enumerate.
How to use recount in a sentence
Five fit men, including Talbot, a Naval Academy graduate, were picked from among many volunteers, Read recounted.Giant anchors, wrecked boats and a ‘Liberty’ clock: Inside the storage site for Navy museum | Michael Ruane | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Historically, recounts matter when races are within just a few hundred votes in a single state, as in the 2000 election.It might not feel like it, but the election is working | Bobbie Johnson | November 6, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The original Times report recounts Citriglia allegedly shutting student Alexandra Fox out of classes and training after she rejected his sexual advances.Seven Master Sommeliers Suspended Following New York Times Sexual Harassment Bombshell | Jaya Saxena | November 4, 2020 | Eater
In the Times reporting, 11 women recounted experiences of sexual misconduct by Kruth, who denied any wrongdoing.Report Details Litany of Sexual Abuse Experienced by Women in Master Sommelier Training | Elazar Sontag | October 30, 2020 | Eater
In 2018, Wolf ordered that every voting machine in the state be replaced with more secure systems with paper trails that could be manually audited or recounted, a massive financial burden that counties struggled to bear.Pennsylvania’s New Vote-by-Mail Law Expands Access for Everyone Except the Poor | by Jonathan Lai, Samantha Melamed and Michaelle Bond, The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 22, 2020 | ProPublica
They even released a (pretty damn weak) hip-hop song on SoundCloud recounting their antics.
Marcel the elephant takes readers on a journey through his life, recounting his memories full of travel and adventure.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Blue Ivy in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Recounting the men (boys) she has fallen in love with, Dunham ends with Antonoff.
Pardo said in 2006, recounting the moment he heard the news all those years ago.
Strong, young, crisply uniformed, he or she would shake, sigh, stare blankly, or cry, recounting variations of this statement.Bergdahl’s Bitter Homecoming: The Psychological Cost of War | Jean Kim | July 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were all very happy and merry, for Stanley was recounting with graphic power some of the incidents of his recent voyage.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
This canto and the next, recounting the fierce combat between Ourrias and Vincèn, are really splendid narrative poetry.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
If I had time enough (it would take very long) I would amuse you greatly by recounting my academical visits to you.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
Around this Amphitryon recounting the story of his evil days the faces of his hearers expressed curiosity.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
Recounting a scene of gratitude for bounty shown by him to the prisoners in Apia gaol.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for recount (1 of 2)
(tr) to tell the story or details of; narrate
- recountal, noun
British Dictionary definitions for re-count (2 of 2)
to count (votes, etc) again
a second or further count, esp of votes in a closely contested election
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