verb (used with object), mem·o·rized, mem·o·riz·ing.
verb (used without object), mem·o·rized, mem·o·riz·ing.
Related formsmem·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.
Examples from the Web for memorization
I love to read poetry and try to memorize poetry on my hiatus so that I keep my memorization skills going.‘The Good Wife’s Christine Baranski on Life After Will Gardner’s Death|Jason Lynch|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In schools, we teach to the test, with much of the focus on memorization of answers.Warren Berger Tells How to Ask a ‘Beautiful Question’|Scott Goodson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A timeless fairytale of true love and magical transformation would be reduced to a boring exercise in memorization and obedience.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More|Junheng Li|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Memorization was an art that could be honed using geometric patterns, imaginary structures and landscapes.
They honored extraordinary acts of memorization, just as they honored extraordinary feats in battle, and Cicero excelled at this.
If you were teaching a poem of four stanzas, would you use the method of memorization by wholes or by parts?How to Teach|George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
Scripture for memorization in this period should be chosen primarily to help the children in habit formation.The Unfolding Life|Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
Complete the memorization by this same process of careful re-reading.Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year|E.C. Hartwell
Changes of key, time or movement should be carefully noted in the memorization of the notes.Memory|William Walker Atkinson
Memorization should be conducted as shown in Stanza I, above.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature|Ontario Ministry of Education