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 for recount
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recount \Re*count"\ (r[=e]*kount"), v. t. [Pref. re- + count.]
     To count or reckon again.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recount \Re*count"\, n.
     A counting again, as of votes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recount \Re*count"\ (r[-e]*kount"), v. t. [F. raconter to
     relate, to recount; pref. re- again + ? (L. ad.) + conter to
     relate. See Count, 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. --Dryden.
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           To all his angels, who, with true applause,
           Recount his praises.                     --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  recount
      n 1: an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the
           votes in a close election
      v 1: narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what
           happened"; "The father told a story to his child" [syn:
           tell, narrate, recount, recite]
      2: count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an
         accusation of fraud was made"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "recount":
     account, accounts, add up, allegorize, battologize, body count,
     capitulation, cast up, census, cipher up, communicate, count,
     count up, describe, detail, election returns, enumerate, fable,
     fabulize, fictionalize, figure up, fill, foot up, give an encore,
     go over, go through, head count, impart, inventory, itemize,
     iterate, landslide, mythicize, mythify, mythologize, narrate,
     nose count, novelize, official count, pad, particularize, poll,
     practice, reaffirm, reassert, recap, recapitulate, recapitulation,
     recite, reckon up, reckoning, recounting, rehash, rehearsal,
     rehearse, reissue, reiterate, relate, repertory, report, reprint,
     restate, resume, retail, retell, returns, review, reword, romance,
     run over, say over, say over again, score up, specify, state,
     statement, storify, sum, sum up, summarize, summary, summate,
     summation, summing, summing up, tally up, tautologize, tell,
     tell a story, tidal wave, tot up, total, total up, tote up, unfold,
     unfold a tale
  
  

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  RECOUNT, n.  In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded
  to the player against whom they are loaded.
  

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