verb (used with object)
Origin of recall
Synonyms for recall
Antonyms for recall
Related Words for recallcancellation, withdrawal, summon, remind, evoke, cite, suspend, cancel, dismiss, withdraw, recollection, reminiscence, memory, anamnesis, revocation, annulment, rescission, repeal, nullification, retraction
Examples from the Web for recall
Contemporary Examples of recall
Recall how Clinton returned to Arkansas from the campaign trail to preside over the execution of a mentally disabled man.President Cuomo Would’ve Been a Lion
January 2, 2015
That action ignited protests that rocked Wisconsin and spurred a recall—only the second recall of a governor in U.S. history.The Next Phase of the Koch Brothers’ War on Unions
Carl Deal and Tia Lessin
December 22, 2014
I do not recall what sort of aeroplane Mr. Hughes had at the time; however, it was quite comfortable, as I recall.
He liked to recall his films from the '20s and '30s, in which he put distinguished West End actors on the screen.
It took, as I recall, almost two days to fly from New York to Los Angeles.
Historical Examples of recall
He tried to recall some forgotten detail of the business that might serve to occupy him.
I cannot recall the precise amount, but it was not so much as what you call one dollar.
He sat down on the anvil with his heart beating, and began to recall the picture.Way of the Lawless
I longed to be by myself that I might recall Ned's every look and word.The Bacillus of Beauty
Humour he had in plenty; one has only to recall Acis and Galatea.Handel
Edward J. Dent
1650s, "act of recalling to mind," from recall (v.). In U.S. politics, "removal of an elected official," 1902.
see beyond recall.