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RECOUNT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does recount mean? 

RECOUNT (noun)
  The noun RECOUNT has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: RECOUNT used as a noun is very rare.


RECOUNT (verb)
  The verb RECOUNT has 2 senses:

1. narrate or give a detailed account of
2. count again

  Familiarity information: RECOUNT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECOUNT (noun)


Sense 1recount [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("recount" is a kind of...):

count; counting; enumeration; numeration; reckoning; tally (the act of counting)


RECOUNT (verb)


Sense 1recount [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Narrate or give a detailed account of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

recount; narrate; tell; recite

Context examples:

Tell what happened / The father told a story to his child

Hypernyms (to "recount" is one way to...):

inform (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "recount"):

relate (give an account of)

crack (tell spontaneously)

yarn (tell or spin a yarn)

rhapsodise; rhapsodize (recite a rhapsody)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence example:

They won't recount the story


Sense 2recount [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Count again

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

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

Hypernyms (to "recount" is one way to...):

count; enumerate; number; numerate (determine the number or amount of)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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