What does recall mean?

Definitions for recall
rɪˈkɔl; rɪˈkɔl, ˈri kɔl for 7-13re·call

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recall, callback(noun)

    a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

  2. recall(noun)

    a call to return

    "the recall of our ambassador"

  3. recall(noun)

    a bugle call that signals troops to return

  4. recall, recollection, reminiscence(noun)

    the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)

    "he has total recall of the episode"

  5. recall(verb)

    the act of removing an official by petition

  6. 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"

  7. hark back, return, come back, recall(verb)

    go back to something earlier

    "This harks back to a previous remark of his"

  8. echo, recall(verb)

    call to mind

    "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"

  9. recall, call back(verb)

    summon to return

    "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"

  10. recall(verb)

    cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression

    "She was recalled by a loud laugh"

  11. recall(verb)

    make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution

    "The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty"

  12. recall, call in, call back, withdraw(verb)

    cause to be returned

    "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

Wiktionary

  1. recall(Noun)

    The action or fact of calling someone or something back.

  2. recall(Noun)

    Memory; the ability to remember.

  3. recall(Noun)

    In Information retrieval, the fraction of (all) relevant material that is returned by a search

  4. recall(Verb)

    To withdraw, retract (one's words etc.); to revoke (an order).

  5. recall(Verb)

    To call back, bring back or summon (someone) to a specific place, station etc.

  6. recall(Verb)

    To bring back (someone) to or from a particular mental or physical state, activity etc.

  7. recall(Verb)

    To call back (a situation, event etc.) to one's mind; to remember, recollect.

  8. recall(Verb)

    To call again, to call another time.

  9. recall(Verb)

    To request or order the return of (a faulty product).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recall(verb)

    to call back; to summon to return; as, to recall troops; to recall an ambassador

  2. Recall(verb)

    to revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; to take back; to withdraw; as, to recall words, or a decree

  3. Recall(verb)

    to call back to mind; to revive in memory; to recollect; to remember; as, to recall bygone days

  4. Recall(noun)

    a calling back; a revocation

  5. Recall(noun)

    a call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc

Freebase

  1. Recall

    Recall in memory refers to the retrieval of events or information from the past. Along with encoding and storage, it is one of the three core processes of memory. There are three main types of recall: free recall, cued recall and serial recall. Psychologists test these forms of recall as a way to study the memory processes of humans and animals. Two main theories of the process of recall are the Two-Stage Theory and the theory of Encoding Specificity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recall

    rē-kawl′, v.t. to call back: to command to return: to revoke: to call back to mind.—n. act of recalling or revoking: a signal to soldiers to return.—adj. Recall′able, capable of being recalled.—n. Recal′ment, revocation.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. recall

    A call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which the soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recall' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3957

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recall' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2325

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recall' in Verbs Frequency: #359

Anagrams for recall »

  1. caller

  2. cellar

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recall in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of recall in a Sentence

  1. Buenos Aires Kerry:

    We encourage Venezuela to embrace the recall not in a delayed way that pushes it into next year, but to do this as a sign of respect for the constitution of the country and the needs of the people of the country.

  2. Buzz Aldrin:

    Neil remembers we shook hands, and I recall putting my hand on his shoulder and we smiled.

  3. Derek Harvey:

    You know, it's possible, but I haven't gone through all my phone records. I don't really recall that name. You know, I remember the name now because he has been indicted... I will go back and check all my records, but it seems very unlikely that I would be taking calls from random people.

  4. Mark Rosekind:

    Fiat Chrysler's pattern of poor performance put millions of its customers and the driving public at risk, this action will provide relief to owners of defective vehicles, will help improve recall performance throughout the auto industry, and gives Fiat Chrysler the opportunity to embrace a proactive safety culture.

  5. Heather Holmen:

    As Health Canada has not issued a recall at this point, AGLC will continue to monitor the situation and respond accordingly once Health Canada releases their findings.

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Translations for recall

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  • تذكرArabic
  • памінаць, памянуцьBelarusian
  • recordarCatalan, Valencian
  • ricurdàCorsican
  • Rückruf, zurückrufen, erinnern, entsinnen, gedenken, RückrufaktionGerman
  • εντολή επιστροφής, ανάκληση, αναπολώGreek
  • retirada, evocarSpanish
  • rappel, souvenir, rappeler, se remémorerFrench
  • bi cuimhne aig, cuimhnich, meòraichScottish Gaelic
  • aagherrymManx
  • ritirare, ricordare, revocare, ricordarsi, richiamare, riportare, riportare alla memoriaItalian
  • 思い起す, 想起, 呼び返す, 思い出すJapanese
  • მოგონება, გახსენება, შეხსენებაGeorgian
  • 회상하다, 생각나다Korean
  • product recall, herinneren, terughaalactieDutch
  • przywołanie, odwołanie, pamięć, pokryciePolish
  • recordar, convocar, recall, reconvocar, lembrarPortuguese
  • amintiRomanian
  • вспомнить, отзывать, отозвать, вспоминатьRussian
  • kujtojAlbanian
  • återkalla, minnas, dra sig till minnes, komma ihågSwedish
  • Gợi lạiVietnamese

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