What does REMEMBER mean?

Definitions for REMEMBERrɪˈmɛm bər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word REMEMBER.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think(verb)

    recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

    "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"

  2. remember, think of(verb)

    keep in mind for attention or consideration

    "Remember the Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think of the starving children in India!"

  3. remember, think back(verb)

    recapture the past; indulge in memories

    "he remembered how he used to pick flowers"

  4. remember(verb)

    show appreciation to

    "He remembered her in his will"

  5. remember(verb)

    mention favorably, as in prayer

    "remember me in your prayers"

  6. commend, remember(verb)

    mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

    "Remember me to your wife"

  7. remember(verb)

    exercise, or have the power of, memory

    "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember better than others"

  8. commemorate, remember(verb)

    call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony

    "We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz"; "Remember the dead of the First World War"


  1. remember(Verb)

    To recall from one's memory; to have an image in one's memory.

  2. remember(Verb)

    To memorize; to put something into memory.

    Please remember this formula!

  3. remember(Verb)

    To not forget (to do something required)

    Remember to lock the door when you go out.

  4. remember(Verb)

    To convey greetings.

    Please remember me to your brother.

  5. remember(Verb)

    To put in mind; to remind (also used reflexively)

  6. remember(Verb)

    To engage in the process of recalling memories.

    You don't have to remind him, he remembers very well.

  7. Origin: From remembren, from remembrer, from rememorari, from re- + memor, from mer-. Cognate with mimorian, mymerian, mamorian. More at mammer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remember(verb)

    to have ( a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates

  2. Remember(verb)

    to be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion

  3. Remember(verb)

    to put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally

  4. Remember(verb)

    to mention

  5. Remember(verb)

    to recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc

  6. Remember(verb)

    to execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others

  7. Origin: [OF. remebrer, L. rememorari; pref. re- re- + memorare to bring to remembrance, from memor mindful. See Memory, and cf. Rememorate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Remember

    rē-mem′bėr, v.t. to keep in mind: to recall to mind: to recollect: (B.) to meditate on: (Shak.) to mention: to bear in mind with gratitude and reverence: to attend to: to give money for service done.—adj. Remem′berable, that may be remembered.—adv. Remem′berably.—ns. Remem′berer; Remem′brance, memory: that which serves to bring to or keep in mind: a memorial: the power of remembering: the length of time a thing can be remembered; Remem′brancer, that which reminds: a recorder: an officer of exchequer.—Remember one to, to commend one to. [O. Fr. remembrer—L. rememorārere-, again, memorāre, to call to mind—memor, mindful.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REMEMBER' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #660

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REMEMBER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #225

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REMEMBER' in Verbs Frequency: #82


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of REMEMBER in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of REMEMBER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jessica Kensky:

    I remember being happy, I remember feeling sunlight on my face. I remember feeling free.

  2. Mick Jagger:

    And I remember working on this one, oh yeah I remember where I was. I remember the artist and how we worked with him, and I remember ‘oh he was great’ or ‘that guy was so difficult.’.

  3. Dale Carnegie:

    If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

  4. Dale Carnegie:

    If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

  5. William Ewart Gladstone:

    Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.

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