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REMEMBER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remember mean? 

REMEMBER (verb)
  The verb REMEMBER has 8 senses:

1. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
2. keep in mind for attention or consideration
3. recapture the past; indulge in memories
4. show appreciation to
5. mention favourably, as in prayer
6. mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
7. exercise, or have the power of, memory
8. call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony

  Familiarity information: REMEMBER used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMEMBER (verb)


Sense 1remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

recall; recollect; remember; call back; retrieve; call up; think

Context examples:

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

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "remember"):

know (perceive as familiar)

recognise; recognize (perceive to be the same)

brush up; refresh; review (refresh one's memory)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Somebody ----s VERB-ing

Sentence example:

They won't remember the story

Antonym:

forget (be unable to remember)


Sense 2remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Keep in mind for attention or consideration

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

think of; remember

Context examples:

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

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "remember"):

bear in mind; mind (keep in mind)

retain (keep in one's mind)

keep note (maintain in the forefront of one's awareness)

characterise; characterize; qualify (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Sentence example:

They remember to move

Antonym:

forget (dismiss from the mind; stop remembering)


Sense 3remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Recapture the past; indulge in memories

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

think back; remember

Context example:

he remembered how he used to pick flowers

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "remember"):

reminisce (recall the past)

look back; retrospect; review (look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


Sense 4remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Show appreciation to

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

He remembered her in his will

Hypernyms (to "remember" is one way to...):

bequeath; leave; will (leave or give by will after one's death)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 5remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mention favourably, as in prayer

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

remember me in your prayers

Hypernyms (to "remember" is one way to...):

advert; bring up; cite; mention; name; refer (make reference to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 6remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

commend; remember

Context example:

Remember me to your wife

Hypernyms (to "remember" is one way to...):

advert; bring up; cite; mention; name; refer (make reference to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


Sense 7remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exercise, or have the power of, memory

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "remember" is one way to...):

associate; colligate; connect; link; link up; relate; tie in (make a logical or causal connection)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 8remember [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

commemorate; remember

Context examples:

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

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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