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re·mem·ber

 (rĭ-mĕm′bər)
v. re·mem·bered, re·mem·ber·ing, re·mem·bers
v.tr.
1.
a. To recall to the mind with effort; think of again: I finally remembered the address.
b. To have (something) arise in one's memory; become aware of (something) suddenly or spontaneously: Then I remembered that today is your birthday.
2. To retain in the memory: Remember your appointment.
3. To keep (someone) in mind as worthy of consideration or recognition.
4. To reward with a gift or tip: remembered his niece in his will.
5. To give greetings from: Remember me to your family.
6. Engineering To return to (an original shape or form) after being deformed or altered. Used especially of certain materials.
7. Archaic To remind.
v.intr.
1. To have or use the power of memory.
2. To recall something; have a recollection.

[Middle English remembren, from Old French remembrer, from Latin rememorārī, to remember again : re-, re- + memor, mindful; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

re·mem′ber·a·bil′i·ty n.
re·mem′ber·a·ble adj.
re·mem′ber·er n.

remember

(rɪˈmɛmbə)
vb
1. to become aware of (something forgotten) again; bring back to one's consciousness; recall
2. to retain (an idea, intention, etc) in one's conscious mind: to remember Pythagoras' theorem; remember to do one's shopping.
3. (tr) to give money, etc, to (someone), as in a will or in tipping
4. (foll by: to) to mention (a person's name) to another person, as by way of greeting or friendship: remember me to your mother.
5. (tr) to mention (a person) favourably, as in prayer
6. (tr) to commemorate (a person, event, etc): to remember the dead of the wars.
7. remember oneself to recover one's good manners after a lapse; stop behaving badly
[C14: from Old French remembrer, from Late Latin rememorārī to recall to mind, from Latin re- + memor mindful; see memory]
reˈmemberer n

re•mem•ber

(rɪˈmɛm bər)

v.t.
1. to recall to the mind; think of again.
2. to retain in the mind; remain aware of.
3. to have (something) come into the mind again: I just remembered our date.
4. to bear (a person) in mind as deserving a gift, reward, or fee: The company always remembers us at Christmas.
5. to give a tip, donation, or gift to.
6. to mention (a person) to another as sending kindly greetings: Remember me to your family.
7. (of an appliance, computer, etc.) to store or follow (programmed instructions).
8. Archaic. to remind.
v.i.
9. to possess or exercise the faculty of memory.
[1300–50; < Old French remembrer < Late Latin rememorārī < Latin re- re- + -memorārī, v. derivative of memor mindful (see memory)]

remember

  • moment - To have a moment is to suddenly forget where you are and what's going on; it is also called a bristlecone or a senior moment.
  • absence of mind - The failure to remember what one is doing.
  • brain cloud - The temporary inability to think properly, or to remember something.
  • souvenir - Literally French for "remember," from Latin subvenire, "occur to the mind."

remember

remind
1. 'remember'

If you remember people or events from the past, your mind still has an impression of them and you are able to think about them.

I remember the look on Gary's face as he walked out the door.
He remembered the man well.

You can use either an -ing form or a to-infinitive after remember, but with different meanings. If your mind has an impression of something you did in the past, you say that you remember doing it.

I remember asking one of my sons about this.

If you do something that you had intended to do, you can say that you remember to do it.

He remembered to turn the gas off.
2. 'remind'

If you mention to someone that they had intended to do something, don't say that you 'remember' them to do it. Say that you remind them to do it.

See remind

remember


Past participle: remembered
Gerund: remembering

Imperative
remember
remember
Present
I remember
you remember
he/she/it remembers
we remember
you remember
they remember
Preterite
I remembered
you remembered
he/she/it remembered
we remembered
you remembered
they remembered
Present Continuous
I am remembering
you are remembering
he/she/it is remembering
we are remembering
you are remembering
they are remembering
Present Perfect
I have remembered
you have remembered
he/she/it has remembered
we have remembered
you have remembered
they have remembered
Past Continuous
I was remembering
you were remembering
he/she/it was remembering
we were remembering
you were remembering
they were remembering
Past Perfect
I had remembered
you had remembered
he/she/it had remembered
we had remembered
you had remembered
they had remembered
Future
I will remember
you will remember
he/she/it will remember
we will remember
you will remember
they will remember
Future Perfect
I will have remembered
you will have remembered
he/she/it will have remembered
we will have remembered
you will have remembered
they will have remembered
Future Continuous
I will be remembering
you will be remembering
he/she/it will be remembering
we will be remembering
you will be remembering
they will be remembering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been remembering
you have been remembering
he/she/it has been remembering
we have been remembering
you have been remembering
they have been remembering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been remembering
you will have been remembering
he/she/it will have been remembering
we will have been remembering
you will have been remembering
they will have been remembering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been remembering
you had been remembering
he/she/it had been remembering
we had been remembering
you had been remembering
they had been remembering
Conditional
I would remember
you would remember
he/she/it would remember
we would remember
you would remember
they would remember
Past Conditional
I would have remembered
you would have remembered
he/she/it would have remembered
we would have remembered
you would have remembered
they would have remembered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"
know - perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!"
recognize, recognise - perceive to be the same
brush up, refresh, review - refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"
blank out, draw a blank, forget, block - be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
2.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!"
bear in mind, mind - keep in mind
retain - keep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"
keep note - maintain in the forefront of one's awareness; "He kept note of the location of the soldiers"
characterize, characterise, qualify - describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
forget, bury - dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
3.remember - recapture the past; indulge in memories; "he remembered how he used to pick flowers"
reminisce - recall the past; "The grandparents sat there, reminiscing all afternoon"
retrospect, look back, review - look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"
4.remember - show appreciation to; "He remembered her in his will"
bequeath, will, leave - leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
5.remember - mention favorably, as in prayer; "remember me in your prayers"
cite, mention, refer, advert, name, bring up - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
6.remember - mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship; "Remember me to your wife"
cite, mention, refer, advert, name, bring up - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
7.remember - exercise, or have the power of, memory; "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember better than others"
associate, colligate, link, relate, tie in, connect, link up - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
8.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"

remember

verb
2. don't forget, be sure, be certain, make sure that you, mind that you Remember to take the present.
3. bear in mind, not forget, keep in mind, take into account the fact, not lose sight of the fact, take into consideration the fact, be mindful of the fact Remember that each person reacts differently.
4. look back (on), celebrate, salute, commemorate, pay tribute to He is remembered for being bad at games.
5. cherish, prize, treasure, hold dear I'll make it a birthday to remember.
6. memorize, retain, commit to memory, learn by heart I'm good at remembering phone numbers.
remember someone to someone give your love to, say hello to, send your love to, send greeting from, send your regards to, send your best wishes to Please remember me to my father.

remember

verb
1. To renew an image or thought in the mind:
2. To care enough to keep (someone) in mind:
Translations
يَتَذَكَّريَتَذَكِّرُيَذْكُر ، يوصِل تَحِيّاتيُكافِئ
pamatovatpamatovat sipozdravovatvzpomenout si
huskehilse
memori
muistaa
sjećati sezapamtiti
emlékszikmegemlékezik
bera kveîju fráminnastmuna , minnast
思い出す確認する覚える記憶するよろしく伝える
기억하다
duoti arbatpinigiųduoti dovanųneužmirštiperduoti linkėjimus
atalgotatcerētiesdāvinātnodot sveicienus, pasveicinātpaturēt prātā
aminti
pamätať si
spomniti se
komma ihågmemoreraminnas
จำ
hatırlamaködüllendirmekselâm söylemek / göndermekunutmamak
nhớ

remember

[rɪˈmembəʳ]
A. VT
1. (= recall) [+ person, fact, promise] → acordarse de, recordar
don't you remember me?¿no se acuerda usted de mí?, ¿no me recuerda?
I can never remember phone numberstengo muy mala memoria para los números de teléfono, soy incapaz de recordar números de teléfono
I don't remember a thing about itno recuerdo ni un solo detalle de ello
I remember seeing it; I remember having seen itme acuerdo de or recuerdo haberlo visto, me acuerdo de or recuerdo que lo vi
I seem to remember (that) you used to do the samesi mal no recuerdo, tú hacías lo mismo
I don't remember what he looks likeno me acuerdo de or no recuerdo cómo es
I remember him as tall and slimlo recuerdo alto y delgado
give me something to remember you bydame algún recuerdo tuyo
so I gave him sth to remember me by (fig) → así que le di algo para que no me olvidara or para que se acordara de mí
she will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humourse la recordará por su maravilloso sentido del humor
it was a night to rememberfue una noche memorable or inolvidable
2. (= bear in mind) → recordar, tener presente
remember that he carries a gunrecuerda or ten presente que lleva una pistola
that's worth rememberingeso merece la pena recordarlo
it is worth remembering thatmerece la pena recordar que ...
3. (= not forget) → acordarse de
have you remembered your passport?¿te has acordado del pasaporte or de traer el pasaporte?
she always remembers the children at Christmassiempre se acuerda de los niños por Navidad
to remember sb in one's prayersrezar por algn
to remember sb in one's willmencionar a algn en el testamento
she remembered to do itse acordó de hacerlo
remember to turn out the lightno te olvides de apagar la luz
remember what happened beforeno te olvides or acuérdate de lo que pasó antes
4. (= commemorate) → recordar
today we remember those who gave their lives in the warhoy recordamos a aquellos que dieron sus vidas en la guerra
5. (with wishes)
she asks to be remembered to you allmanda recuerdos a todos
remember me to your familydale recuerdos a tu familia, saluda a tu familia de mi parte
B. VI
1. (= recall) → acordarse, recordar
do you remember?¿te acuerdas?, ¿recuerdas?
try to remember!¡haz memoria!¡intenta acordarte!
I don't or can't rememberno me acuerdo, no recuerdo
as I remember, you said you would payque yo recuerde or si mal no recuerdo, tú dijiste que pagarías
it was a cold day, as you will rememberera un día de frío, como recordarás
as far as I (can) rememberque yo recuerde
not as far as I rememberno que yo recuerde
as far back as or for as long as I can rememberdesde siempre
if I remember right(ly)si mal no recuerdo, si la memoria no me falla
2. (= not forget) → acordarse
I asked you to get some stamps, did you remember?te pedí que compraras sellos, ¿te acordaste?
I'll try to rememberintentaré acordarme, intentaré no olvidarme or que no se me olvide
REMEMBER

"acordarse de" or "recordar"?
 Both acordarse de and recordar can be used to translate to remember (used transitively), provided the object of remember is not another verb. Recordar is becoming less common, however, in everyday informal contexts:
Do you remember where he lives? ¿Te acuerdas de dónde vive?, ¿Recuerdas dónde vive?
 Use acordarse de + ((INFINITIVE)) to translate to remember to + ((VERB)):
Did you remember to close the door? ¿Te acordaste de cerrar la puerta?
! Don't use recordar for remembering to do sth.
 Use recordar + ((PERFECT INFINITIVE/CLAUSE)) or acordarse de + ((CLAUSE)) to translate to remember + ((-ING)):
I remember closing the door Recuerdo haber cerrado or Recuerdo que cerré or Me acuerdo de que cerré la puerta
NOTE Recordar also translates remind:
I must remind Richard to pay the rent Tengo que recordarle a Richard que pague el alquiler

remember

[rɪˈmɛmbər]
vt
(= recall) → se rappeler, se souvenir de
I can't remember his name → Je ne me souviens pas de son nom., Je ne me rappelle pas son nom.
Can you remember what she said? → Vous souvenez-vous de ce qu'elle a dit?, Vous rappelez-vous ce qu'elle a dit?
He remembered the man well → Il se souvenait bien de l'homme., Il se rappelait bien l'homme.
Remember your passport!
BUT N'oublie pas ton passeport!.
to remember to do sth → penser à faire qch
I remembered to lock the door → J'ai pensé à fermer la porte à clef.
Remember to write your name on the form
BUT N'oubliez pas d'écrire votre nom sur le formulaire.
to remember doing sth, to remember having done sth → se rappeler avoir fait qch
I remember seeing it.; I remember having seen it → Je me rappelle l'avoir vu.
I don't remember having spoken to him at all → Je ne rappelle pas lui avoir parlé du tout.
to remember (that) ... → se rappeler que ..., se souvenir que ...
I remember that it used to snow quite a lot → Je me rappelle qu'il neigeait assez souvent., Je me souviens qu'il neigeait assez souvent.
(= give regards) to remember sb to sb
Remember me to your wife → Rappelez-moi au bon souvenir de votre femme.
vise souvenir
I don't remember → Je ne me souviens pas.

remember

vt
(= recall)sich erinnern an (+acc); (= bear in mind)denken an (+acc); (= learn) formula, facts, vocabularysich (dat)merken; I remember that he was very tallich erinnere mich (daran), dass er sehr groß war; I remember her as a beautiful girlich habe sie als schönes Mädchen in Erinnerung; I remember her as a young girl or when she was youngich erinnere mich noch, wie sie als kleines Mädchen war; we must remember that he’s only a childwir sollten bedenken or daran denken, dass er noch ein Kind ist; to remember to do somethingdaran denken, etw zu tun; I remember doing itich erinnere mich daran, dass ich es getan habe; I can’t remember the word at the momentdas Wort fällt mir im Moment nicht ein; I’ve just remembered his namemir ist gerade sein Name wieder eingefallen; don’t you remember me?erinnern Sie sich nicht an mich?; here’s something to remember me byda hast du etwas, das dich (immer) an mich erinnern wird; do you remember when …? (reminiscing) → weißt du noch, als …?; (asking facts) → weißt du (noch), wann …?; I don’t remember a thing about itich kann mich überhaupt nicht daran erinnern; (about lecture, book) → ich weiß nichts mehr davon; I can never remember phone numbersich kann mir Telefonnummern einfach nicht merken; we can’t always remember everythingwir können nicht immer an alles denken; remember where/who you are!denken Sie daran or bedenken Sie, wo/wer Sie sind!; to remember somebody in one’s prayersjdn in sein Gebet einschließen; to remember somebody in one’s willjdn in seinem Testament bedenken; a night to rememberein unvergesslicher Abend; an occasion to rememberein denkwürdiger Anlass; to get oneself rememberedsich in Erinnerung bringen; remember my password (Comput: command) → Kennwort speichern
(= commemorate) the fallen, a battlegedenken (+gen)
(Brit: = give good wishes to) remember me to your mothergrüßen Sie Ihre Mutter von mir; he asks to be remembered to youer lässt Sie grüßen
visich erinnern; I can’t rememberich weiß das nicht mehr, ich habs vergessen; not as far as I remembersoweit ich mich erinnere, nicht!; if I remember right(ly)wenn ich mich recht erinnere or entsinne

remember

[rɪˈmɛmbəʳ] vtricordare, ricordarsi di
I remember seeing it, I remember having seen it → (mi) ricordo di averlo visto
she remembered to do it → si è ricordata di farlo
give me sth to remember you by → lasciami un tuo ricordo
to remember sb in one's prayers → ricordare qn nelle proprie preghiere
remember me to your wife and children! → saluta tua moglie e i bambini da parte mia!
that's worth remembering → buono a sapersi

remember

(riˈmembə) verb
1. to keep in the mind, or to bring back into the mind after forgetting for a time. I remember you – we met three years ago; I remember watching the first men landing on the moon; Remember to telephone me tonight; I don't remember where I hid it.
2. to reward or make a present to. He remembered her in his will.
3. to pass (a person's) good wishes (to someone). Remember me to your parents.
reˈmembrance noun
the act of remembering or reminding. a statue erected in remembrance of the dead.

remember

يَتَذَكِّرُ pamatovat si huske erinnern (sich) θυμάμαι recordar muistaa se souvenir zapamtiti ricordare 思い出す 기억하다 herinneren (zich) huske zapamiętać lembrar помнить komma ihåg จำ hatırlamak nhớ 记得

remember

v. recordar, acordarse;
___correctly!¡Acuérdese, acuérdate bien!;
Don't you ___ ?¿No se acuerda?, ¿No te acuerdas?

remember

vt recordar, acordarse (de); Remember these three objects..Recuerde estos tres objetos…I remember her..Me acuerdo de ella…I remember you..Lo recuerdo a Ud…Me acuerdo de ti.
References in classic literature ?
It didn't matter so much when you were a little girl, but now you are so tall, and turn up your hair, you should remember that you are a young lady.
Don't you remember how we used to do on our birthdays?
I know they will remember all I said to them, that they will be loving children to you, will do their duty faithfully, fight their bosom enemies bravely, and conquer themselves so beautifully that when I come back to them I may be fonder and prouder than ever of my little women.
March broke the silence that followed Jo's words, by saying in her cheery voice, "Do you remember how you used to play Pilgrims Progress when you were little things?
I don't remember much about it, except that I was afraid of the cellar and the dark entry, and always liked the cake and milk we had up at the top.
I don't remember and anyway it makes no difference.
Though he is over forty now, he meets new people and new enterprises with the impulsiveness by which his boyhood friends remember him.
TECHNIQUES Storytelling It can be difficult to remember a list of unconnected words unless you find a way to link them together.
Students learnt different types of revision techniques involving ways to remember lists via connecting them in a story, and remembering people by placing then in a location, which were useful in helping them revise for their up and coming exams.
There are people who can remember things that happened 50 years ago as clearly as if they happened yesterday.
I remember the king passed massive amounts of inarticulate feeling
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