[ 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.
- memory bank,
- memory card,
- memory cell,
- memory engram
Also especially British, mem·o·rise.
Origin of memorize
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/ (ˈmɛməˌraɪz) /
(tr) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember
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