recall

[ verb ri-kawl; noun ri-kawl, ree-kawl for 7–9, 12, 13; ree-kawl for 10, 11 ]
/ verb rɪˈkɔl; noun rɪˈkɔl, ˈri kɔl for 7–9, 12, 13; ˈri kɔl for 10, 11 /

verb (used with object)

noun

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Origin of recall

First recorded in 1575–85; re- + call

SYNONYMS FOR recall

1 See remember.
5 rescind, retract, recant, repeal; annul.
7 memory.
9 revocation, retraction, repeal, withdrawal, recantation; nullification.

OTHER WORDS FROM recall

re·call·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·call·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·called, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for recall

recall
/ (rɪˈkɔːl) /

verb (tr)

noun

Derived forms of recall

recallable, adjective
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Medical definitions for recall

recall
[ rĭ-kôl ]

v.

To remember; recollect.

n.

The ability to remember information or experiences.
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Idioms and Phrases with recall

recall

see beyond recall.

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