remember
verb (-bered; remembering) Etymology: Middle English remembren, from Anglo-French remembrer, from Late Latin rememorari, from Latin re- + Late Latin memorari to be mindful of, from Latin memor mindful — more at memory Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to bring to mind or think of again <
remembers the old days
>
2. archaic a. bethink 1b b. remind 3. a. to keep in mind for attention or consideration <
remembers friends at Christmas
>
b. reward <
was remembered in the will
>
4. to retain in the memory <
remember the facts until the test is over
>
5. to convey greetings from <
remember me to her
>
6. record, commemorate intransitive verb 1. to exercise or have the power of memory 2. to have a recollection or remembrance • rememberability nounrememberable adjectiverememberer noun Synonyms: remember, recollect, recall, remind, reminisce mean to bring an image or idea from the past into the mind. remember implies a keeping in memory that may be effortless or unwilled <
remembers that day as though it were yesterday
>
. recollect implies a bringing back to mind what is lost or scattered <
as near as I can recollect
>
. recall suggests an effort to bring back to mind and often to re-create in speech <
can't recall the words of the song
>
. remind suggests a jogging of one's memory by an association or similarity <
that reminds me of a story
>
. reminisce implies a casual often nostalgic recalling of experiences long past and gone <
old college friends like to reminisce
>
.

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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