Definition of recount verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

recount1

 verb
verb
NAmE//rɪˈkaʊnt//
 
(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recount
 
he / she / it recounts
 
past simple recounted
 
-ing form recounting
 
 
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to tell someone about something, especially something that you have experienced recount something (to somebody) She was asked to recount the details of the conversation to the court. recount what, how, etc. … They recounted what had happened during those years. + speech “It was before the Vietnam War,” he recounted.
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