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English verb: remember

1. remember (cognition) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

SamplesI 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.

ExamplesThey won't remember the story

Synonymscall back, call up, recall, recollect, retrieve, think

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing

Narrower (hyponym)brush up, know, recognise, recognize, refresh, review

Antonymsblank out, draw a blank, forget, block

2. remember (cognition) keep in mind for attention or consideration

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

ExamplesThey remember to move

Synonymsthink of

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Narrower (hyponym)bear in mind, characterise, characterize, keep note, mind, qualify, retain

Antonymsforget, bury

3. remember (cognition) recapture the past; indulge in memories

SamplesHe remembered how he used to pick flowers.

Synonymsthink back

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)look back, reminisce, retrospect, review

4. remember (possession) show appreciation to

SamplesHe remembered her in his will.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bequeath, leave, will

5. remember (communication) mention favorably, as in prayer

SamplesRemember me in your prayers.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)advert, bring up, cite, mention, name, refer

6. remember (communication) mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

SamplesRemember me to your wife.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)advert, bring up, cite, mention, name, refer

7. remember (cognition) exercise, or have the power of, memory

SamplesAfter the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember.
Some remember better than others.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)associate, colligate, connect, link, link up, relate, tie in

8. remember (cognition) call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony

SamplesWe remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Remember the dead of the First World War.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

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