What does memento mean?

Definitions for memento
məˈmɛn toʊme·men·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. memento, souvenir(noun)

    a reminder of past events

Wiktionary

  1. memento(Noun)

    A keepsake; an object kept as a reminder of a place or event.

    I kept the shell as a memento of my visit to the seashore.

  2. Origin: From the memento, imperative form of memini.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memento(noun)

    a hint, suggestion, token, or memorial, to awaken memory; that which reminds or recalls to memory; a souvenir

  2. Origin: [L., remember, be mindful, imper. of meminisse to remember. See Mention.]

Freebase

  1. Memento

    Memento is a 2000 American neo-noir psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, adapted from his younger brother Jonathan's short story "Memento Mori". Memento is presented as two different sequences of scenes: a series in black-and-white that is shown chronologically, and a series of color sequences shown in reverse order. The two sequences "meet" at the end of the film, producing one common story. It stars Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia, which impairs his ability to store new explicit memories, who has developed a system for recollection using hand-written notes, tattoos, and Polaroid photos. During the opening credits, which portray the end of the story, it is shown that Leonard kills Teddy. The film suggests that this killing is vengeance for the rape and murder of his wife based on information provided by Natalie. Memento premiered on September 5, 2000, at the Venice International Film Festival to critical acclaim and received a similar response when it was released in European theaters starting in October 2000. Critics especially praised its unique, nonlinear narrative structure and motifs of memory, perception, grief, self-deception, and revenge. The film was successful at the box office and received numerous accolades, including Academy Award nominations for Original Screenplay and Film Editing. The film subsequently was named as one of the best films of the 2000s decade by several media outlets, and has since appeared in several critics' best lists.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Memento

    me-men′tō, n. something to awaken memory: a reminder of what is past or of what is yet to come:—pl. Memen′tos.—Memento mori, remember death: an ornament by its form reminding one of death. [L., imper. of meminisse, to remember.]

CrunchBase

  1. Memento

    Memento, Inc. designs and delivers enterprise fraud and compliance solutions for proactive monitoring, detection, real-time alerts, and investigation to credit unions and community banks in North America and Europe. It offers Security 4.0, an enterprise fraud and compliance platform that combines data management, fraud analytics, and case management capabilities to address technological issues, as well as enables banks or credit unions to address damaging fraud and compliance schemes. The company also provides solutions to monitor new account frauds across various channels, products, transaction types, and accounts; insider issue solutions to monitor transaction data, general ledger, and other data sources; and deposit account fraud solutions to protect deposit accounts. In addition, it offers enterprise fraud solutions for smaller banks or credit unions; Memento Security - Check Fraud, a check fraud prevention solution for banks; and solutions that address regulatory requirements, as well as enable organizations to detect, prevent, mitigate, and document identity theft and other issues to protect customers against identity theft. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Concord, Massachusetts with additional offices in New York, Los Angeles, Milan, London, and Washington, D.C.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of memento in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of memento in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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