1. [syn: memory, remembering]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Remember \Re*mem"ber\ (r?-m?m"b?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Remembered (-b?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Remembering.] [OF.
remebrer, L. rememorari; pref. re- re- + memorare to bring to
remembrance, from memor mindful. See Memory, and cf.
1. 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.
We are said to remember anything, when the idea of
it arises in the mind with the consciousness that we
have had this idea before. --I. Watts.
2. 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.
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. --Ex. xx.
That they may have their wages duly paid 'em,
And something over to remember me by. --Shak.
Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste. --Milton.
3. To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and
impersonally. [Obs.] "Remembering them the trith of what
they themselves known." --Milton.
My friends remembered me of home. --Chapman.
Remember you of passed heaviness. --Chaucer.
And well thou wost [knowest] if it remember thee.
4. To mention. [Obs.] "As in many cases hereafter to be
5. To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly
messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered
to you, etc.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is
remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed
remembering his father" [syn: memory, remembering]