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recount (verb) 1 narrate/give detailed information of a happening. 2 count again.
When you recount a story you narrate it. When you recount your experiences you tell others about them. You narrate them.
When you recount, you count once again what has already been counted, especially votes.
- Soldiers of World War II recount their horrible experiences of the war. They sound like great adventures. As we hear them, we are thrilled and are moved to tears, and wonder at human endurance.
- He recounted his experience of his coming face to face with a lion in the jungle. He is still surprised that the lion passed by without harming him.