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Pronunciation : Re*mem"ber (r-mm"br)
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OF. remebrer, L. rememorari; pref. re- re- + memorare to bring to remembrance, from memor mindful. See Memory, and cf. Rememorate.]
Definition : 1. To have ( a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates. We are said to remember anithing, when the idea of it ariseI. Watts.

2. To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Ex. xx. 8. That they may have their wages duly paid 'em, And something over to remember me by. Shak. Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste. Milton.

3. To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally. [Obs.] "Remembering them the trith of what they themselves known." Milton. My friends remembered me of home. Chapman. Remember you of passed heaviness. Chaucer. And well thou wost [knowest] if it remember thee. Chaucer.

4. To mention. [Obs.] "As in many cases hereafter to be remembered." Ayliffe.

5. To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.

t. [imp. & p. p. Remembered (-brd); p. pr. & vb. n. Remembering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*mem"ber (r-mm"br)
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others. Shak.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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