[ mem-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈmɛm əˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), mem·o·rized, mem·o·riz·ing.
to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
verb (used without object), mem·o·rized, mem·o·riz·ing.
to learn by heart: I've always been able to memorize easily.
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Also especially British, mem·o·rise .
OTHER WORDS FROM memorizemem·o·riz·a·ble, adjectivemem·o·ri·za·tion, nounmem·o·riz·er, nounre·mem·o·rize, verb (used with object), re·mem·o·rized, re·mem·o·riz·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for memorize
“I am a little bit suspicious of the daikon example, which stylistically suggests it may have memorized some art from the internet,” says Riedl.
British Dictionary definitions for memorize
/ (ˈmɛməˌraɪz) /
(tr) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember
Derived forms of memorizememorizable or memorisable, adjectivememorization or memorisation, nounmemorizer or memoriser, noun
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