Recount and State


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Recount verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: a novel that recounted an American soldier's adventures among the samurai warriors of 19th-century Japan

State is a synonym for recount in tell a story topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a verb "Recount".
Nearby Words: recounted, recounting
Synonyms for Recount


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Recount is a synonym for state in declare topic. Sometimes you can use "Recount" instead a verb "State", if it concerns topics such as tell.
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

Common collocations

love recount love state love
case recount case state case
question recount question state question
words recount words state words
Other nouns: times, memories.

Both words in one sentence

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