memorise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v memorise commit to memory; learn by heart "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Memorise to commit to memory:
    • v.t Memorise (Shak.) to cause to be remembered
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Usage

In literature:

Such knowledge does not mean memorising.
"How to Tell Stories to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Miss Bines tirelessly memorised rules.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
He can memorise at sight all the revolting contents of a swill-tub.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, April 23, 1919" by Various
Marvellous feats of memorising I did!
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
He, however, could not memorise the 24 figures.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He memorised the spot and tried to locate it on the map.
"The Kangaroo Marines" by R. W. Campbell
Don was slow at memorising, but what was once forced into his mind stayed there.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Identification and memorising by the sense of smell is the remote origin and explanation of those kisses.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
The capacity for memorising possessed by the Chinese is well known.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
An experiment on memorising lists of numbers.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Graduation day was approaching; there was much for her to absorb, much to memorise before then.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
He memorised each awkward turn and twist in case he had to retreat in a hurry.
"The Day of Wrath" by Louis Tracy
Why was I not taught addition by memorising tables as in the case of multiplication?
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
The name of La Salle has ever been held in honour, but chiefly to memorise Robert the explorer, not the ambitious priest his uncle.
"The Plowshare and the Sword" by Ernest George Henham
And here a few words may be said upon the memorising of new operas.
"Garcia the Centenarian And His Times" by M. Sterling Mackinlay
Another observation in connection with memorising may find a place here.
"Piano Playing" by Josef Hofmann
With a sharp who works the bottom-deal, the memorising of five cards only is sufficient.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
It was too elaborate for him to attempt to memorise the details, and far too long to give him a chance of copying it unobserved.
"Sant of the Secret Service" by William Le Queux
Lord Randolph Churchill's earlier speeches were all memorised in this fashion.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
Three times I reread the message in order to memorise it, then I burnt it to ashes.
"British Secret Service During the Great War" by Nicholas Everitt
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In poetry:

Serpent. Now, from their bended knees let all arise,
And to increase our joys
Let thy glad song, Canoro,
Now memorise the prosperous toil of hell.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3." by William Cowper

In science:

Next, we illustrate how the proposed foam discovers and memorises musical notes and phrases. A children’s song “Mary had a little lamb” was performed with a flute by an amateur musician six times.
"Memory foam" approach to unsupervised learning
Hu correspondence A useful way to memorise the relationship between these concepts is the Hu correspondence.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
Though we usually have to memorise visited nodes in the heap to circumvent looping, or corresponding addresses (cf.
A Complexity Preserving Transformation from Jinja Bytecode to Rewrite Systems
However if students expressed less confidence it might indicate memorisation or shallow understanding.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
Those students may be answering from memorised material, without a firm conceptual understanding.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
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