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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To narrate the facts or particulars of. See Synonyms at describe.
  • transitive v. To enumerate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A counting again, as of votes.
  • v. To count or reckon again.
  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A counting again, as of votes.
  • transitive v. To count or reckon again.
  • transitive v. To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To relate in detail; recite; tell or narrate the particulars of; rehearse.
  • To account; consider.
  • Synonyms To narrate, repeat, detail.
  • To count again.
  • n. A counting anew; a second or repeated count.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. narrate or give a detailed account of
  • n. an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • v. count again

Etymologies

Middle English recounten, from Old French reconter : re-, re- + conter, relate; see count1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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