- to recall to mind; recover knowledge of by memory; remember.
- to absorb (oneself) in spiritual meditation, especially during prayer.
- to have a recollection; remember.
Origin of recollect
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1. See remember.
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- (when tr, often takes a clause as object) to recall from memory; remember
C16: from Latin recolligere to gather again, from re- + colligere to collect 1
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