recanvass

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ canvass

Verb[edit]

recanvass ‎(third-person singular simple present recanvasses, present participle recanvassing, simple past and past participle recanvassed)

  1. (transitive) To canvass again or anew.

Noun[edit]

recanvass ‎(plural recanvasses)

  1. A second or subsequent canvassing.
    • 2009 April 4, David M. Halbfinger, “Amid Signs of a Shove, Tedisco Quits as Assembly Minority Leader”, in New York Times[1]:
      Each man had exactly 77,225 votes as of Friday at 1:45 p.m., with a recanvass of voting machines completed in 5 of the district’s 10 counties, elections officials said.