v. /ree kownt"/; n. /ree"kownt', ree kownt"/, v.t.
1. to count again.
2. a second or additional count, as of votes in an election.
[1755-65; RE- + COUNT1]

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  • re|count — re|count1 «rih KOWNT», transitive verb. 1. to tell in detail; give an account of: »He recounted all the happenings of the day. They used to recount…the exploits of their youth (Gilbert White). SYNONYM(S): describe. 2. to tell one by one;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re-count — v. & n. v. tr. count again. n. a re counting, esp. of votes in an election. * * * v. /ree kownt /; n. /ree kownt , ree kownt /, v.t. 1. to count again. n. 2. a second or additional count, as of votes in an election. [1755 65; RE + COUNT1] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re-count — I re•count orre count v. [[t]riˈkaʊnt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈriˌkaʊnt, riˈkaʊnt[/t]] v. t. 1) to count again 2) a second or additional count II re•count [[t]rɪˈkaʊnt[/t]] v. t. to relate or narrate; tell in detail • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < MF… …   From formal English to slang

  • re-count — recount, re count The verb recount (with the stress on the second syllable) means ‘to tell in detail, narrate’. Re count (with hyphen) is both a verb (with the stress on the second syllable) meaning ‘to count again’ and a noun (with the stress on …   Modern English usage

  • re-count — verb (t) /ˌri ˈkaʊnt/ (say .ree kownt) 1. to count again. –noun /ˈri kaʊnt/ (say ree kownt) 2. a second or additional count, as of votes in an election. {re + count1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • re|count|al — «rih KOWN tuhl», noun. = narration. (Cf. ↑narration) …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|re|count|ed — «UHN rih KOWN tihd», adjective. not recounted; not related or recited …   Useful english dictionary

  • Re — Re; re·able; re·absorb; re·absorption; re·accept; re·access; re·accession; re·acclimatization; re·acclimatize; re·accommodate; re·accommodation; re·accounting; re·accredit; re·accreditation; re·acetylation; re·acknowledge; re·acquaint;… …   English syllables

  • re- — Words formed with the prefix re are generally unhyphened (rearrange, regroup, reopen, reuse, etc.) except when the second element begins with an e (re enter, re evaluation, etc.) or when the combination needs to be distinguished from another word …   Modern English usage

  • count — ac·count·abil·i·ty; ac·count·able; ac·count·ably; count; count·er·boy; count·er·girl; count·er·jumper; count·er·man; count·er·word; count·ess; count·less; count·ship; dis·count·able; dis·count·er; re·count·al; vis·count; vis·count·cy;… …   English syllables

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