Translation of recollect in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌrekəˈlekt/


  • 1 (remember) recordar* I can recollect him vaguely lo recuerdo vagamente I don't recollect seeing them there no recuerdo haberlos visto allí
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    • She discovered that it was possible to wake up weeping, crushed by grief even before her conscious mind could recollect the source of the pain.
    • He racked his mind to recollect the whole conversation - then he got it.
    • She has told the tribunal she recollects the meeting and recalls that most of her Cabinet colleagues were there.
  • 2 [thoughts] ordenar he recollected himself and was able to continue recobró la compostura y pudo continuar
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    • She had needed to take a break from her tale for a moment to recollect herself, and bring her mind back to reality for a moment.
    • It's a time of sadness and grieving and recollecting yourself and trying to keep a center.
    • ‘It's getting late, Fred,’ he said, suddenly recollecting himself.


  • recordar* as far as I can recollect que yo recuerde

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