- to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again: I'll try to remember the exact date.
- to retain in the memory; keep in mind; remain aware of: Remember your appointment with the dentist.
- to have (something) come into the mind again: I just remembered that it's your birthday today.
- to bear (a person) in mind as deserving a gift, reward, or fee: The company always remembers us at Christmas.
- to give a tip, donation, or gift to: to remember the needy.
- to mention (a person) to another as sending kindly greetings: Remember me to your family.
- (of an appliance, computer, etc.) to perform (a programmed activity) at a later time or according to a preset schedule: The coffeepot remembers to start the coffee at 7 a.m. every day.
- Archaic. to remind.
- to possess or exercise the faculty of memory.
- to have recollection (sometimes followed by of): The old man remembers of his youth.
Origin of remember
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Antonyms for remember
Related Words for unrememberedwasted, obsolete, dead, overlooked, unseen, undiscovered, unrecognized, gone, bygone, misspent, obliterated, lapsed, past, forgotten, dissipated, ruined, wrecked, annihilated, devastated, perished
Examples from the Web for unremembered
Contemporary Examples of unremembered
For decades, these fascinating recordings languished in the Cash Family vault, unheard and unremembered.The Inside Story of Johnny Cash’s Legendary Lost LP, ‘Out Among the Stars’
March 18, 2014
Historical Examples of unremembered
The street through which he walked was like an unremembered dream.Fantazius Mallare
It had, indeed, been lost to the world, unremembered this many a year.The Silver Poppy
The bow-string is yet amongst us,—and you will perish in prison, unheard, unremembered!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4
The Life of unremembered ages stirred in multitudes about me.Incredible Adventures
That night Joan dreamed strange, weird, unremembered dreams.The Border Legion
- to become aware of (something forgotten) again; bring back to one's consciousness; recall
- to retain (an idea, intention, etc) in one's conscious mindto remember Pythagoras' theorem; remember to do one's shopping
- (tr) to give money, etc, to (someone), as in a will or in tipping
- (tr foll by to) to mention (a person's name) to another person, as by way of greeting or friendshipremember me to your mother
- (tr) to mention (a person) favourably, as in prayer
- (tr) to commemorate (a person, event, etc)to remember the dead of the wars
- remember oneself to recover one's good manners after a lapse; stop behaving badly
Word Origin for remember
early 14c., "keep in mind, retain in the memory," from Old French remembrer "remember, recall, bring to mind" (11c.), from Latin rememorari "recall to mind, remember," from re- "again" (see re-) + memorari "be mindful of," from memor "mindful" (see memory). Meaning "recall to mind" is late 14c.; sense of "to mention" is from 1550s. Also in Middle English "to remind" (someone). An Anglo-Saxon verb for it was gemunan.
- To recall to the mind; think of again.
- To retain in the memory.
- To return to an original shape or form after being deformed or altered.