re·count1 / riˈkount/ • v. tell someone about something; give an account of an event or experience: [tr.] I recounted the tale to Steve | he recounts how they often talked of politics. • n. an act or instance of giving an account of an event or experience: one woman’s recount of a prolonged battle with “huge centipedes.” re·count2 • v. / rēˈkount; ˈrē-/ [tr.] count again.• n. / ˈrēˌkount/ an act of counting something again, esp. votes in an election.