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 and detail 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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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. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Love, justice, sincerity, and respect become the password of your inward and outward life, always remember that; otherwise, you cannot log in, accurately your life.

  2. Rajeev Suri:

    Let's look at it when it comes down. We have to remember the operators ... have a lot of gear in the network, they are financially under a lot of pressure, in Europe especially, they're under a lot of pressure here, so how they are going to act if something happens or doesn't happen I think is very hard to speculate.

  3. Pete Buttigieg:

    We've got to remember that we're all more than how we voted in the last election, how you vote in the last election doesn't define you, and this is our opportunity to focus on the future.

  4. Richard Waites:

    They won't remember the details of the police activity or the details of the arrest of Freddie Gray or the events that happened after that, when the van driver called for backup, which are the events that involve Mr. Porter.

  5. Greg Abbott:

    The act of evil that occurred in Santa Fe has deeply touched the core of who we are as Texans, in the midst of such tragedy, we pray for the victims and those mourning in Santa Fe, while we work to ensure swift and meaningful action to protect our students in schools across our state. I ask all Texans to join in holding a moment of silence tomorrow morning to remember the victims, their families, and first responders of the attack that took place at Santa Fe High School.

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