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, thinkverb

    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 ofverb

    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 backverb

    recapture the past; indulge in memories

    "he remembered how he used to pick flowers"

  4. rememberverb

    show appreciation to

    "He remembered her in his will"

  5. rememberverb

    mention favorably, as in prayer

    "remember me in your prayers"

  6. commend, rememberverb

    mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

    "Remember me to your wife"

  7. rememberverb

    exercise, or have the power of, memory

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

  8. commemorate, rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. rememberverb

    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. Rememberverb

    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. Rememberverb

    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. Rememberverb

    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. Rememberverb

    to mention

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

  5. Rememberverb

    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. Rememberverb

    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  

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  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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  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. Gary Hustwit:

    I remember what Jon was shooting, and then (that would) kind of inform what I was shooting, we had this kind of call and response.

  2. Robert Lyday:

    People make too much of the Confederate flag. We need to keep it around to remember our history and learn from it, the state flies it because it is part of its history and I agree with that.

  3. RVM:

    What a paradox! People hate to be miserable, but choose to be miserable. Remember this the next time misery arrives.

  4. New Zealander Ko:

    We can officially celebrate with alcohol, champagne and (I'll) remember to take my ID.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt.The President:

    We have a Supreme Court justice, Judge Gorsuch, who will save -- how about a thing called your Second Amendment right -- OK -- remember that ? If crooked Hillary got elected, you would not have a Second Amendment, believe me. You'd be handing in your rifles.

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