Recount: the meanings

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recount1
rɪˈkaʊnt/
verb
verb: recount; 3rd person present: recounts; past tense: recounted; past participle: recounted; gerund or present participle: recounting
  1. 1.
    tell someone about something; give an account of an event or experience.
    “I recounted the tale to Steve”
noun
noun: recount; plural noun: recounts
  1. 1.
    an act or instance of giving an account of an event or experience.
Origin
late Middle English: from Old Northern French reconter ‘tell again’, based on Old French counter (see count1).
recount2
verb
verb: recount; 3rd person present: recounts; past tense: recounted; past participle: recounted; gerund or present participle: recounting
riːˈkaʊnt/
  1. 1.
    count again.
    “the children arrange and rearrange the objects in a set and recount them each time”
noun
noun: recount; plural noun: recounts
ˈriːkaʊnt/
  1. 1.
    an act of counting something again, especially votes in an election.
    “a three-vote Conservative win after seven recounts”

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