• "'I don't remember seeing a boy.'"
    "'I don't remember seeing a boy.'"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v remember recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection "I can't remember saying any such thing","I can't think what her last name was","can you remember her phone number?","Do you remember that he once loved you?","call up memories"
    • v remember keep in mind for attention or consideration "Remember the Alamo","Remember to call your mother every day!","Think of the starving children in India!"
    • v remember recapture the past; indulge in memories "he remembered how he used to pick flowers"
    • v remember call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony "We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz","Remember the dead of the First World War"
    • v remember exercise, or have the power of, memory "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember","some remember better than others"
    • v remember mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship "Remember me to your wife"
    • v remember mention favorably, as in prayer "remember me in your prayers"
    • v remember show appreciation to "He remembered her in his will"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want
    • Remember To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion. "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.""That they may have their wages duly paid 'em,
      And something over to remember me by."
      "Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste."
    • v. i Remember To execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others.
    • Remember To have (a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates. "We are said to remember anything, when the idea of it arises in the mind with the consciousness that we have had this idea before."
    • Remember To mention. "As in many cases hereafter to be remembered ."
    • Remember To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally. "Remembering them the trith of what they themselves known.""My friends remembered me of home.""Remember you of passed heaviness.""And well thou wost [knowest] if it remember thee."
    • Remember To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Sheep can detect other sheep faces like humans do. They can remember up to 50 sheep faces
    • remember To bring again to the memory; recall to mind; recollect.
    • remember To hear or keep in mind; have in memory; be capable of recalling when required; preserve unforgotten: as, to remember one's lessons; to remember all the circumstances.
    • remember To be continually thoughtful of; have present to the attention; attend to; bear in mind: opposed to forget.
    • remember To mention.
    • remember To put in mind; remind; reflexively, to remind one's self (to be reminded).
    • remember To keep in mind with gratitude, favor, confidence, affection, respect, or any other feeling or emotion.
    • remember To take notice of and give money or other present to: said of one who has done some actual or nominal service and expects a fee for it.
    • remember Synonyms Remember, Recollect. Remember implies that a thing exists in the memory, not that it is actually present in the thoughts at the moment, but that it recurs without effort. Recollect means that a fact, forgotten or partially lost to memory, is after some effort recalled and present to the mind. Remembrance is the store-house, recollection the act of culling out this article and that from the repository. He remembers everything he hears, and can recollect any statement when called on. The words, however, are often confounded, and we say we cannot remember a thing when we mean we cannot recollect it. See memory.
    • remember To hold something in remembrance; exercise the faculty of memory.
    • remember To return to the memory; come to mind: used impersonally.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If you are having problems remembering the planets in their correct order, just remember this sentance "My very educated mother justed served us nine pickles," Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupitor, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
    • v.t Remember rē-mem′bėr to keep in mind: to recall to mind: to recollect: :
    • v.t Remember rē-mem′bėr (B.) to meditate on
    • v.t Remember rē-mem′bėr (Shak.) to mention: to bear in mind with gratitude and reverence: to attend to: to give money for service done
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Remember tonight.. for it is the beginning of always.”
  • Richard Shelton
    Richard Shelton
    “What we remember can always be changed, what we forget we are always.”
  • N. F. Simpson
    N. F. Simpson
    “Remember, to them it is us who are the enemy.”
  • Anne Sexton
    Anne Sexton
    “It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”
  • Louis Dudek
    Louis Dudek
    “What is forgiven is usually well remembered.”
  • Edward M. Forster
    “Unless we remember we cannot understand.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. remebrer, L. rememorari,; pref. re-, re- + memorare, to bring to remembrance, from memor, mindful. See Memory, and cf. Rememorate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. remembrer—L. rememorārere-, again, memorāre, to call to mind—memor, mindful.


In literature:

He remembered using his pistol, and he remembered a dizziness of being borne backward.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Then, for the first time, she remembered all.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
I remember a dance in the messhouse in '48 when there were ten white girls who lived in St. Anthony there.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Do you too remember that awful tooth?
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
To remember, to remember!
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
You remember a thing one way and the other fellow remembers it another way.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
See if you can remember any dizzy spells or anything.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
It's quare to me, I cannot remember one word my mother ever said to me, not nary a word she said can I remember.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Yes; I remember them well.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
I did remember that I had some sisters at home.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas

In poetry:

O Elbereth! Gilthoniel!
We still remember, we who dwell
In this far land beneath the trees,
Thy starlight on the Western Seas.
"Elbereth" by J R R Tolkien
We elms of Malvern Hill
Remember every thing;
But sap the twig will fill:
Wag the world how it will,
Leaves must be green in Spring.
"Malvern Hill" by Herman Melville
"He told them, he remember'd once
A father of St. Thomas' tower,
Who never had bow'd before the cross
Till he touch'd his dying hour.
"The Prophetess Of The Oracle Of Seam" by Anne Bannerman
As for my Mother in her bower,
That rules my Father so cunningly,
She will remember a maiden's power—
Tell her England hath taken me!
"Sir Richard's Song" by Rudyard Kipling
I have come a long way to-day:
On a strange bridge alone,
Remembering friends, old friends,
I rest, without smile or moan,
As they remember me without smile or moan.
"The Bridge" by Edward Thomas
Remember, 'twas Woman first lull'd thee to rest ;
Remember, 'twas she that first over thee hung,—
That thou slept'st thy first sleep on a Woman's fond breast,
And thy first infant accents were caught from her tongue.
"On Reading An Assertion" by Mary Anne Browne

In news:

Dick Clark remembered by 'American Bandstand ' dancer Hal Laws Landau.
Roger Bannister remembers his mile milestone.
W hy do you think some studio executives were sitting around and said to each other, "Do you remember Conan the Barbarian ".
Longtime San Jose residents will remember when a craving for barbecue basically meant going to one of three places: Henry's Hi-Life downtown, Sam's on Bascom Avenue or the Bethesda Community Church trailer on Old Oakland Road.
This summer create an evening barbecue your guests will remember.
Remember, Barracuda 's have teeth, sharp teeth they use to hunt and eat with.
Friends remember that special baseball field .
New Valley baseball field dedicated, teammate Jeff Wood remembered.
California's Iraq and Afghanistan war dead remembered.
Syracuse bass player Tom Brigandi remembers Niewood.
George Eistetter, a 76-year-old Toledoan, remembers 1948 very well.
A hero remembers the Battle of the Bulge .
At times like these, great and historic and pivotal times for the Philadelphia National League Baseball Club, it is always wise to try to remember the acronym WWWS: What Would Whitey Say.
Remember when there was no e-mail or instant messaging.
Community gathers to remember slain 7-year-old.

In science:

In this context it is important to remember that the sum of the number of electric flux units on the D1-brane and the closed string winding number, W = N + w , is conserved by interactions.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
Remember from section 1.2, the density of eigenvalues near the “hard edge” z = 0 is given by 4n for very large n.
Integrable Lattices: Random Matrices and Random Permutations
Remember that we are already in a ’gauge’ At = 0. where furthermore the static fields are time independent.
Simple models with Alice fluxes
Remembering the definitions of P ′∗ in Theorem 1 and of ξµ in equation (4), the argument of the character can be identified to be P ′∗ ξµ .
Branching rules of semi-simple Lie algebras using affine extensions
While the underlying space X/G remembers the geometry of [X/G], the space (X × EG)/G is needed to compute the algebraic topological invariants of [X/G].
Orbispaces and Orbifolds from the Point of View of the Borel Construction, a new Definition