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Definition of "recount" []

  • To narrate the facts or particulars of. See Synonyms at describe. (verb-transitive)
  • To enumerate. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "recount" in a sentence
  • "If you are ahead, finding a way to shut down the recount is a nifty idea."
  • "As for Franken, he won an election, like it or not (assuming the recount is accurate)."
  • "In an election this close -- with less than one-quarter of one percent separating the two candidates, and with literally thousands of vote changes taking place during the post-election canvass process -- a recount is an important protection for voters."