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memorize

[ mem-uh-rahyz ]
/ 藞m蓻m 蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), mem路o路rized, mem路o路riz路ing.
to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
verb (used without object), mem路o路rized, mem路o路riz路ing.
to learn by heart: I've always been able to memorize easily.
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Also especially British, mem路o路rise .

Origin of memorize

First recorded in 1585鈥95; memor(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM memorize

mem路o路riz路a路ble, adjectivemem路o路ri路za路tion, nounmem路o路riz路er, nounre路mem路o路rize, verb (used with object), re路mem路o路rized, re路mem路o路riz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for memorize

memorize

memorise

/ (藞m蓻m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember

Derived forms of memorize

memorizable or memorisable, adjectivememorization or memorisation, nounmemorizer or memoriser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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