To commit to memory

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To commit to memory to learn by heart; to memorize.
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Quotations

  • Anatole France
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    “An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.”
  • Edwin Markham
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    “We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.”
  • William A. Ward
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    “Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.”

Usage

In literature:

The fellows may simply have committed them to memory.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
It was finally agreed to commit the memorials, by a vote of forty-three to eleven.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
And then the women had the chance of going all about the house, and committing every detail of its furnishings to their tenacious memories.
"An Arrow in a Sunbeam" by Various
Let the reader commit these two stanzas to memory, and repeat them as he nears the base of Ben Muich Dhui.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
You have, no doubt," he insinuates, "committed the thing perfectly to memory?
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
I set about putting a printed sermon into a suitable form, and committing it to memory.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
I suggest that you commit them to memory and think often of their meaning.
"A Handful of Stars" by Frank W. Boreham
All sorts of changes may be made when the signals are committed to memory.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
These are, I believe, actual specimens of the questions; and the answers were committed to memory.
"Three Addresses to Girls at School" by James Maurice Wilson
At the Academy I was obliged to write in a copy-book, and to commit to memory sundry valueless dates.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
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In poetry:

Still memory tells of that moment of bliss,
When I press'd on his forehead a mother's first kiss,
When committing the gift to the hand that had given,
A mother's first prayer sought acceptance in heaven.
"The Complaint" by Caroline Fry

In news:

Monica Iken has not stopped since last fall when she realized that the death of her husband, Michael, required a total commitment to the idea of a proper memorial in Lower Manhattan.
I love pancakes—to the point where the breakfast treat is so routine that I have the recipe committed to memory.
There was a time when adults needed to commit only a handful of numbers to memory for instant, and frequent, recall.
20 Go-To Recipes You'll Want to Commit to Memory.
All this talk of Jimmy Savile and the abuse he is supposed to have committed on young people has brought back horrific memories for me.
Friends and family know I'm prone to well up simply recalling some of the great songs that I've committed to memory over the years.
Hayley Guyton, one of the more celebrated KHS golfers in recent memory, has committed to Illinois State University golf for the 2011-12 year.
Washington linebacker commit Sean Constantine (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue) talks about the first day of fall practice as the Wolverines prepare to play Euless (Texas) Trinity at Seattle Memorial Stadium, Aug 30.
Hong Kong had the highest turnout in memory for elections yesterday, underscoring its commitment to the 'two systems government' that Beijing agreed to in the 1997 handover.
0After news that a former Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital nurse used patients' social security numbers to commit tax fraud, FOX 31 asked law enforcement how to keep that number safe.
The discussion about possibly building a memorial to Tim Cole, who was convicted for a rape he did not commit, has led to a discussion about the city's policy regarding monuments and memorials.
Perhaps you have already researched this and committed it to memory but in the event you have not, here are the remaining schedules for the Sabres and the team's around them in the playoff race.
Julian Messina, a Boy Scout with Troop 108, salutes as a worn and tattered American flag is committed to the fire during a special ceremony Saturday afternoon to dedicate the new veterans memorial at Ridgelawn Memorial Cemetery in Oxford.
A heartbreaking coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of China, Abdulla Kazim's Memories from the East explores a traumatized man's psyche as he prepares to commit suicide at the age of twenty-nine.
Imagine a new communion of multiethnic churches committed to discipleship and church planting Some days in your life will forever rest in your memory.
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In science:

Goodfaith: agents commit only to what they believe themselves capable of, and only if they really mean it. • Introspection: agents are aware of their obligations. • Persistenceofmentalstate: agents have perfect memory of, and faith in, their beliefs, and only let go off a belief if they learn a contradictory fact.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
A counter for each checked core, which copes with PC-sampling to count the committed memory instructions at every sampling time to record the pending period information.
RepTFD: Replay Based Transient Fault Detection
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