Definition of remember in English:
- I suggest that you give him a new name as hearing his old name may cause him to remember the past.
- I still remember quite vividly reading the story when I was at primary school.
- Whenever a team isn't winning, people always remember who isn't playing.
- Then, when you're stopping the paper and the mail, remember to plant some trees as well.
- Please list your 5 choices in order, remember to sign your post, and get it in by midnight on the 21st.
- Paul's strengths are that he vacuums, does dishes, and remembers to turn the car blinker off pretty quick after completing a left hand turn.
- It is important to remember that ice packs must not be continued beyond the first few days as they may not help.
- It is important to remember that the focus must be on the child.
- It's important to remember that celebrities are not better or worse in any way than regular members of the public.
- If you pray, please remember all the survivors and their families as well as the bereaved.
- We have comforted their family members and will always hold them in our hearts and remember them in our prayers.
- I ask if he hangs out with the band after the concert, and for a moment he says yes, but then he remembers himself.
- ‘H-hi,’ Andy responded, remembering himself just in time for politeness.
- He snorted once, and looked as if he might return it before remembering himself and lowering his head.
- Example sentences
- But the youngest of the company, who was also the greatest rememberer of all, says: ‘I remember nothing.’
- Generally, the best recalled information tends to be central to the event, meaningful to the rememberer (witness/victim), and thought about in the years since the incident.
- They concluded that mistaken reports tend to contain less information related to the perceptual or sensory detail of the event, are described with more words, and tend to be held with less confidence by the rememberer.
memory from Middle English:
English adopted the Latin word memoria twice, first directly from Latin in the Middle Ages as memory, then in the 15th century through French as memoir. The earliest sense of memoir was ‘a memorandum’; people's memoirs, either recording historical events or recounting their own lives, appeared in the 17th century. Latin memoria is formed from memor ‘mindful’, from which memorable (Late Middle English); remember (Middle English); remind (mid 17th century); reminisce (early 19th century); and commemoration (Late Middle English) also come. A 1903 song introduced the world to memory lane, while another song took the same title in 1924. In both lyrics people ‘wandered’, whereas nowadays we take a trip down memory lane when we indulge in pleasant or sentimental memories. In medieval times and later, merchants, lawyers, and diplomats would write memorandum that… at the head of a note of something to be remembered or a record of what had been done. In Latin memorandum means ‘it is to be remembered’, and is a form of memorare, ‘to bring to mind’. Memento (Late Middle English) is also pure Latin. It was at first a prayer of commemoration and is an order to ‘remember!’.
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