What does remembrance mean?

Definitions for remembrance
rɪˈmɛm brənsre·mem·brance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remembrance, recollection, anamnesisnoun

    the ability to recall past occurrences

  2. memorial, commemoration, remembrancenoun

    a recognition of meritorious service

Wiktionary

  1. remembrancenoun

    The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.

  2. remembrancenoun

    The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.

  3. remembrancenoun

    Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.

  4. remembrancenoun

    That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.

  5. remembrancenoun

    Something to be remembered; counsel; admonition; instruction.

  6. remembrancenoun

    Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.

  7. Etymology: remembrance, from the verb remembrer, from rememorari. Equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Remembrancenoun

    Etymology: remembrance, Fr.

    Though Cloten then but young, time has not wore him
    From my remembrance. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.

    Thee I have heard relating what was done,
    Ere my remembrance. John Milton.

    Had memory been lost with innocence,
    We had not known the sentence nor th’ offence;
    ’Twas his chief punishment to keep in store
    The sad remembrance what he was before. John Denham.

    Sharp remembrance on the English part,
    And shame of being match’d by such a foe,
    Rouse conscious virtue up in every heart. Dryden.

    This ever grateful in remembrance bear
    To me thou ow’st, to me the vital air. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    I hate thy beams,
    That bring to my remembrance from what state
    I fell; how glorious once above thy sphere. John Milton.

    Remembrance is when the same idea recurs, without the operation of the like object on the external sensory. John Locke.

    Rosemary and rue keep
    Seeming and favour all the winter long,
    Grace and remembrance be unto you both. William Shakespeare.

    Titan,
    Among the heavens, th’ immortal fact display’d,
    Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail,
    And in the constellations wrote his tale. Addison.

    Those proceedings and remembrances are in the Tower, beginning with the twentieth year of Edward I. Matthew Hale.

    But in remembrance of so brave a deed,
    A tomb and funeral honours I decreed. Dryden.

    I have remembrances of yours,
    That I have longed to redeliver. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    Keep this remembrance for thy Julia’s sake. William Shakespeare.

    Let your remembrance still apply to Banquo;
    Present him eminence, both with eye and tongue. William Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remembrancenoun

    the act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection

  2. Remembrancenoun

    the state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection

  3. Remembrancenoun

    something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory

  4. Remembrancenoun

    that which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered

  5. Remembrancenoun

    something to be remembered; counsel; admoni//on; instruction

  6. Remembrancenoun

    power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remembrance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remembrance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of remembrance in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Nostalgia is your remembrance of the things in the past, not necessarily as they were in reality. Nostalgia is often negative, and yet it can sometimes trigger a positive phenomenon that works exactly in reverse. Nostalgia can lead to strong yearnings for discovering new lands, exploring newer oceans, and offering your unlimited creativity in most unfamiliar spaces - everything that is beyond your normal limitations, and outside your comfort zone.

  2. Rita Hajjar:

    Mrs. Bush I think she did so much for Fuzzy and I -- and she's still doing it. I mean, by her remembrance and allowing her name to be on the menu -- and look at all the customers and the response we're getting.

  3. Robert Carroll:

    This legislation helps to safeguard the inclusivity of our state’s electoral process by being mindful of the needs of every New Yorker, september 11th is a significant day in remembrance and memorial for many New Yorkers and also coincides with the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah.

  4. Muriel Bowser:

    This symbol of hate displayed in our city is both shocking and unsettling, particularly on the heels of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, this antisemitic and hateful symbol has no place in our city, and we stand united with the members of our Jewish community against anti-Semitism in all its forms.

  5. Louis Post-Dispatch , Love:

    Anyone, regardless of age, gender or race that would desecrate or vandalize an object of remembrance in a cemetery is a low life that has no respect for memorials that have been placed by loved ones or people that want to honor an individual.

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