Definition of 'recount'
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It recounts the story of a woman giving evidence in an indecency case and being asked what the accused man said to her. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She recounted her personal experience of alcoholism and rehabilitation in graphic detail, stopping just short of being painful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another relative recounts a story she had been told by her (white) pastor. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was again recounting the incredible story of his life. The Sun (2012)The track also recounts the moment when the deception is discovered. The Sun (2009)One business leader recounts a common experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She recounts a recent conversation with friends. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are but trivial incidents to recount in the life of our heroine. Vanity Fair (1837)But this harrowing story recounts a life endured with stoicism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She could also recount funny stories to entertain her friends. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hearing each of you recount your experiences of this meeting is shocking and sad. Christianity Today (2000)She recounted incidents when men had jumped out of the car and robbed looters at knifepoint. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She also recounted twice that she was a teacher of love. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And then he proceeded to recount an incident from his past. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This entertaining documentary recounts the story. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That conversation was recounted by the Brazilian yesterday. The Sun (2008)He also recounts aspects of Venetian history with verve. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But Ibiza bar staff also recounted stories of her behaving strangely. The Sun (2013)On the morning after each trip, each member of the group recounts the experiences of the night before. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Finally, he recounts the phone conversation he had with the soldier's brother. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A recount confirmed the result. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'recount'
British English: recount VERB
If you recount a story or event, you tell or describe it to people.
He then recounted the story of the interview for his first job.
British English: recount NOUN
A recount is a second count of votes in an election when the result is very close.
She wanted a recount. She couldn't believe that I had got more votes than her.
Definition of recount from the Collins English Dictionary
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