The verb recount means to tell or describe a story or event to people.

Synonyms are recount, depict, narrate, or portray.

The word origins from late Middle English recounten, and Old Northern French reconter meaning “tell again”.

James changes his voice when he recounts a story.

He enthusiastically recounted his adventures since he had left his town.

The veteran shed tears when he finished recounting the stories of war.