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Definition 1: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection - [verb of cognition]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for remember in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of remember ) perceive as familiar

"I know this voice!"

(... is a kind of remember ) perceive to be the same

(... is a kind of remember ) refresh one's memory

"I reviewed the material before the test"

Definition 2: keep in mind for attention or consideration - [verb of cognition]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Remember the Alamo
  • Remember to call your mother every day!
  • Think of the starving children in India!

Synonyms for remember in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of remember ) keep in mind

(... is a kind of remember ) keep in one's mind

"I cannot retain so much information"

(... is a kind of remember ) maintain in the forefront of one's awareness

"He kept note of the location of the soldiers"

(... is a kind of remember ) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

"You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist" "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"

Definition 3: recapture the past; indulge in memories - [verb of cognition]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he remembered how he used to pick flowers

Synonyms for remember in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of remember ) recall the past

"The grandparents sat there, reminiscing all afternoon"

(... is a kind of remember ) look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

"she reviewed her achievements with pride"

Definition 4: exercise, or have the power of, memory - [verb of cognition]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(remember is a kind of ...) make a logical or causal connection

"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind" "colligate these facts" "I cannot relate these events at all"

Definition 5: call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony - [verb of cognition]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz
  • Remember the dead of the First World War

Synonyms for remember in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship - [verb of communication]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Remember me to your wife

Synonyms for remember in the sense of this definition

(remember is a kind of ...) make reference to

"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

Definition 7: mention favorably, as in prayer - [verb of communication]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • remember me in your prayers

(remember is a kind of ...) make reference to

"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

Definition 8: show appreciation to - [verb of possession]

Samples where remember or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He remembered her in his will

(remember is a kind of ...) leave or give by will after one's death

"My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry" "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

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