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REMEMBRANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remembrance mean? 

REMEMBRANCE (noun)
  The noun REMEMBRANCE has 2 senses:

1. the ability to recall past occurrences
2. a recognition of meritorious service

  Familiarity information: REMEMBRANCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMEMBRANCE (noun)


Sense 1remembrance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The ability to recall past occurrences

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

recollection; remembrance; anamnesis

Hypernyms ("remembrance" is a kind of...):

memory; retention; retentiveness; retentivity (the power of retaining and recalling past experience)


Sense 2remembrance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A recognition of meritorious service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

memorial; commemoration; remembrance

Hypernyms ("remembrance" is a kind of...):

credit; recognition (approval)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "remembrance"):

epitaph (a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person)


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