What does Remember mean?

Definitions for Remember
rɪˈmɛm bərRe·mem·ber

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. remember(Verb)

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

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

  2. remember(Verb)

    To memorize; to put something into memory.

    Please remember this formula!

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

  3. remember(Verb)

    To not forget (to do something required)

    Remember to lock the door when you go out.

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

  4. remember(Verb)

    To convey greetings.

    Please remember me to your brother.

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

  5. remember(Verb)

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

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

  6. remember(Verb)

    To engage in the process of recalling memories.

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

    Etymology: 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

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

  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

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

  3. Remember(verb)

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

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

  4. Remember(verb)

    to mention

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

  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

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

  6. Remember(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. remember

    The ability and act of feeling, knowing and seeing a picture, communication and detail that we require from a moment of time in our mind.

    They do remember their wedding date as they are creating the vision they choose together easily, effectively and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  

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

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How to say Remember in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Remember in a Sentence

  1. Bob Harrison:

    For the past 26 years there have been times when Bob and I have felt compassion for Roderick Nunley, Taylor and their families only to remember how frightened Ann must have been, the total fear she felt when she was bound and unable to defend herself while listening to them discuss how they were going to kill her. The pain she felt when they stabbed her, not once, but at least 10 times. That is the true definition of unusual pain and suffering. The only closure that our family will have is knowing that justice for Ann has been attained and that we are finally through with the judicial system.

  2. Remy de Gourmont:

    Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    It really reminds me very much of what happened here eight years ago. Remember that? eight years ago, Obama was being attacked for being pie in the sky, he did not have the experience. People of Iowa saw through those attacks then and they're going to see through those attacks again.

  4. Facebook Messenger:

    This was clearly a breach of trust. However, it's important to remember that no bank account details, credit card information or national ID numbers were shared, most people gave the app at issue here access to information like their public profile as well their page likes, friend list and birthday. It was the same for friends whose settings allowed sharing.

  5. Michael Bjorn:

    In our research, we see that more people communicate using text than calling on the phone. So the idea that we may want to contact emergency services via social networks, rather than trying to remember what phone number to call, is not so alien.

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