recount

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v recount count again "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
    • v recount narrate or give a detailed account of "Tell what happened","The father told a story to his child"
    • n recount an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Recount A counting again, as of votes.
    • v. t Recount rē*kount" To count or reckon again.
    • v. t Recount 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. "To all his angels, who, with true applause, Recount his praises."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • recount To relate in detail; recite; tell or narrate the particulars of; rehearse.
    • recount To account; consider.
    • recount Synonyms To narrate, repeat, detail.
    • recount To count again.
    • n recount A counting anew; a second or repeated count.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Recount rē-kownt′ to count again: to tell over again: to narrate the particulars of: to detail
    • n Recount a second or repeated count
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Quotations

  • Pierre Corneille
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    “One often calms one's grief by recounting it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. raconter, to relate, to recount; pref. re-, again + (L. ad,.) + conter, to relate. See Count (v.)

Usage

In literature:

After each dance the Negress addresses Juan, and recounts to him what Maria has done for him.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Of course I have not time to recount the enemies of the church.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll - Latest" by Robert Green Ingersoll
It is needless for me to recount here the life of busy activity that falls to a Spy in wartime.
"Frenzied Fiction" by Stephen Leacock
Pierre, however, at once proceeded to recount the other apparitions.
"Lourdes From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
The Abbe Terrason recounts all these details in his historic romance "Sethos," printed at the end of last century.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882" by Various
Starveling though he was, he knew his city, and could instinctively have recounted the grand pages of its history.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
To him I drove, when I was strong enough to get about, and I recounted to him my whole strange experience.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I, the child of Cyprian's old age, heard from him all that I have now recounted to you.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
Recount to me in full detail The circumstances of the war.
"Apu Ollantay" by Anonymous
At the time Crane had played an honest part in recounting it to the girl.
"Thoroughbreds" by W. A. Fraser
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In poetry:

There on a green and flowery mount
Our weary souls shall sit,
And with transporting joys recount
The labors of our feet.
"Hymn 53" by Isaac Watts
'At eventide, how blithe we'll meet,
And, while the fagots blaze,
Recount the trifles of the time,
And dream of better days;
"A Tale" by John Logan
There shall my plaintive song recount
Dark themes of hopeless woe,
And faster than the drooping fount
I'll teach mine eyes to flow.
"Verses, To William Lyttleton, Esq." by William Shenstone
Its peaceful dwellers daily vied
To make this spot, with anxious pride,
A Paradise of beauty,
Recounted its attractions o'er,
And its adornment held no more
A pleasure than a duty.
"Mysterious" by Hattie Howard
How many are my faults? how vast their sum?
To what a countless heap do they amount?
They're more than all the stars, that deck the gloom,
Shou'd I attempt their numbers to recount.
"A Prayer For A Sick Person" by Rees Prichard
There repose, thou best vassal to beauty endear'd!
While my song to thy mistress most anxiously turns,
To recount in thy absence what perils she fear'd;
Now she freezes in dread, now her terror she spurns.
"The Baya: Or The Indian Bird" by William Hayley

In news:

Recounting the pleasures of a Southern oasis.
Recounting encounters of encouragement.
The recount plus the final, official overall count on the presidential vote is expected to be ready by Sunday.
Recounting Astros' close calls in bid to break up perfection.
Michele Bachmann's inaccurate recounting of the debt-ceiling saga.
Newton's recounting of Beach Boys controversy a telling moment in 'Once Before I Go.
Padavan held a slim margin the morning after Election Day, and Gennaro demanded a recount in the interest of democracy and justice, two principles that, according to the councilman, the current state senator cares nothing about.
Recounting the Battle's Casualties.
It's A Scream: Recounting the Munch Theft.
Election workers are doing an emergency recount of an undisclosed number of early voting ballots because of a memory card failure.
Young said the division of elections directed them to do an emergency recount even though she believes the votes were counted.
Recounting chance encounters with POTUSes.
I recounted this experience to Tom Bowen, COO of Lancair International in Redmond, Ore.
In the book, Mr Reeves recounts a passionate, romantic relationship.
He goes on to recount many other examples of siblings competing for the largest portions of treasured dishes, all the way from the human kingdom to the animal kingdom.
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In science:

We begin in Section 2 by recounting the Mueller-Stokes formalism as it applies to plane waves.
Non-quantum entanglement and a complete characterization of pre-Mueller and Mueller matrices in polarization optics
Harris and Wehlau recount the history of this problem.
Counting Generating Invariants Under Semisimple Group and Torus Actions
We briefly recount some important facts of quantum information, and establish notational conventions. A more gentle introduction can be found in e.g. or .
Quantum to Classical Randomness Extractors
Rather than starting to record upon snapshot, the alternative mechanism would have each process constantly keeping a long-enough tail on its history so that when snapshot occurs at time t, for each channel i (cid:55)→ j , process i can recount all messages sent on the channel which may, potentially still be en route.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
We begin by recounting briefly the first such example.
Infinite cycles in the random stirring model on trees
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