- to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
- to learn by heart: I've always been able to memorize easily.
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To some it is an easier method than the cards, there is less to memorise, or the crystal.Telling Fortunes by Tea Leaves
There followed a tongue-twisting sentence, which I tried to memorise.Caught by the Turks
"Horatius at the Bridge" is too long a poem for children to memorise.
He can memorise at sight all the revolting contents of a swill-tub.
It is necessary that the sharp who practises it should be able to memorise instantly as many cards as possible.Sharps and Flats
John Nevil Maskelyne
- (tr) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember