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re·call

 (rĭ-kôl′)
tr.v. re·called, re·call·ing, re·calls
1. To ask or order to return: recalled all workers who had been laid off.
2.
a. To remember; recollect: I don't recall her name.
b. To be reminiscent of; seem similar to: a movie that recalls the screwball comedies of the 1940s.
c. To summon back to awareness of or concern with the subject or situation at hand: The opening of the door recalled me from my reverie.
3. To cancel, take back, or revoke: recall a move in chess.
4. To bring back; restore: "an atmosphere of penetrating fragrance, the gentle potency of which had recalled her from her death-like faintness" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).
5. To subject (an elected official) to a recall.
6. To request return of (a product) to the manufacturer, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
n. (also rē′kôl′)
1. The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return: the recall of the ambassador.
2. A signal, such as a bugle call, used to summon troops back to their posts.
3. The ability to remember information or experiences: has total recall of the accident.
4. The act of revoking: the recall of an answer in a spelling bee.
5.
a. The procedure by which an elected official may be removed from office by popular vote.
b. The right to employ this procedure.
6. A request by the manufacturer of a product that has been identified as defective to return it, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.

re·call′a·ble adj.

recall

(rɪˈkɔːl)
vb (tr)
1. (may take a clause as object) to bring back to mind; recollect; remember
2. to order to return; call back permanently or temporarily: to recall an ambassador.
3. to revoke or take back
4. to cause (one's thoughts, attention, etc) to return from a reverie or digression
5. poetic to restore or revive
n
6. the act of recalling or state of being recalled
7. revocation or cancellation
8. the ability to remember things; recollection
9. (Military) military (esp formerly) a signal to call back troops, etc, usually a bugle call: to sound the recall.
10. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US the process by which elected officials may be deprived of office by popular vote
reˈcallable adj

re•call

(v. rɪˈkɔl; n. rɪˈkɔl, ˈri kɔl for 7-13;)

v.t.
1. to bring back from memory; recollect; remember.
2. to call or order back: to recall an ambassador.
3. to bring (one's thoughts, attention, etc.) back to matters previously considered.
4. to revoke or withdraw: to recall a promise.
5. to revive.
n.
6. an act of recalling.
7. recollection; remembrance.
8. the act or possibility of revoking something.
9. the removal or the right of removal of a public official from office by a vote of the people.
10. a summons by a manufacturer for the return of a product, as from a consumer, because of a known defect or hazard in it.
[1575–85]
re•call′a•ble, adj.

recall

  • lethologica - If you cannot recall the precise word for something, you have a case of lethologica, which may lead you to an obsession with trying to recall it—loganamnosis.
  • remember - From Latin rememorari, "recall to mind."
  • reduce, reduct - Reduce first meant "bring back or recall in memory" or "take back or refer (a thing) to its origin," from Latin reducere, "lead back"; reduct means "simplify."
  • tartle - From Scottish, to hesitate in recognizing a person or thing, as happens when you are introduced to someone whose name you cannot recall; so you say, "Pardon my tartle!"

recall


Past participle: recalled
Gerund: recalling

Imperative
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recall
Present
I recall
you recall
he/she/it recalls
we recall
you recall
they recall
Preterite
I recalled
you recalled
he/she/it recalled
we recalled
you recalled
they recalled
Present Continuous
I am recalling
you are recalling
he/she/it is recalling
we are recalling
you are recalling
they are recalling
Present Perfect
I have recalled
you have recalled
he/she/it has recalled
we have recalled
you have recalled
they have recalled
Past Continuous
I was recalling
you were recalling
he/she/it was recalling
we were recalling
you were recalling
they were recalling
Past Perfect
I had recalled
you had recalled
he/she/it had recalled
we had recalled
you had recalled
they had recalled
Future
I will recall
you will recall
he/she/it will recall
we will recall
you will recall
they will recall
Future Perfect
I will have recalled
you will have recalled
he/she/it will have recalled
we will have recalled
you will have recalled
they will have recalled
Future Continuous
I will be recalling
you will be recalling
he/she/it will be recalling
we will be recalling
you will be recalling
they will be recalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recalling
you have been recalling
he/she/it has been recalling
we have been recalling
you have been recalling
they have been recalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recalling
you will have been recalling
he/she/it will have been recalling
we will have been recalling
you will have been recalling
they will have been recalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recalling
you had been recalling
he/she/it had been recalling
we had been recalling
you had been recalling
they had been recalling
Conditional
I would recall
you would recall
he/she/it would recall
we would recall
you would recall
they would recall
Past Conditional
I would have recalled
you would have recalled
he/she/it would have recalled
we would have recalled
you would have recalled
they would have recalled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recall - a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
asking, request - the verbal act of requesting
2.recall - a call to return; "the recall of our ambassador"
call - a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"
3.recall - a bugle call that signals troops to return
bugle call - a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle
4.recall - the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode"
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
mind - recall or remembrance; "it came to mind"
reconstructive memory, reconstruction - recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
reproductive memory, reproduction - recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
regurgitation - recall after rote memorization; "he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation"
5.recall - the act of removing an official by petition
abrogation, repeal, annulment - the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Verb1.recall - 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"
2.recall - go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
denote, refer - have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
go back, recur - return in thought or speech to something
3.recall - call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
4.recall - summon to return; "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"
send for, call - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
5.recall - cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression; "She was recalled by a loud laugh"
focus, pore, rivet, center, centre, concentrate - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
6.recall - make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution; "The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
retire - withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
7.recall - cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
take - take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
decommission - withdraw from active service; "The warship was decommissioned in 1998"

recall

verb
1. recollect, remember, call up, evoke, summon up, reminisce about, call to mind, look or think back to, mind (dialect) I recalled the way they had been dancing together.
2. bring to mind, call up, evoke, conjure up, call to mind, put you in mind of His speech recalled that famous election pledge of his father.
3. call back, bring back, order back, summon back Parliament was recalled from its summer recess.
4. annul, withdraw, call in, take back, cancel, repeal, call back, revoke, retract, rescind, nullify, countermand, abjure More than 3,000 cars were recalled because of a brake problem.
noun
1. recollection, memory, remembrance He had a total recall of her spoken words.
2. calling back, bringing back, summons, summoning back The recall of the ambassador is a public sign of concern.
3. annulment, withdrawal, repeal, cancellation, retraction, revocation, nullification, rescission, rescindment The appellant sought a recall of the order.

recall

verb
1. To renew an image or thought in the mind:
2. To take back or remove:
3. To disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally:
noun
1. The power of retaining and recalling past experience:
2. The act of reversing or annulling:
Translations
إسْتِدْعاءإسْتِذْكاريُذَكِّريَسْتَدْعي
paměťpovolání k návratupovolat zpětvzpomenout si
genindkaldelsehuskeevnekalde tilbagemindes
visszahívás
heimkvaîningkalla heimminnimuna
sugrąžinti
atcerēties, atsaukt atmiņāatmiņaatsaukšanaatsauktatsaukums
povolať späť
spomniti se
geri çağırmageri çağırmakhatırlamakhatırlayabilme

recall

[rɪˈkɔːl]
A. N
1. (= recollection) → recuerdo m; (= ability to remember) → memoria f
those days are gone beyond recallaquellos días pasaron al olvido
he has no recall of what he didno recuerda nada de lo que hizo
to have total recalltener una memoria infalible
2. (= calling back) [of Parliament] → convocatoria f extraordinaria (Mil) [of troops] → nueva convocatoria f
3. (= withdrawal) [of ambassador] → retirada f; [of defective product] → retirada f (del mercado) (US) [of elected official] → destitución f (Mil) [of troops] → retirada f
to sound the recalltocar la retirada, tocar retreta
B. VT
1. (= call back) [+ Parliament] → convocar en sesión extraordinaria; [+ ambassador, capital] → retirar; [+ sports player] → volver a llamar; [+ library book] → reclamar; [+ defective product] → retirar (del mercado) (Mil) (= call up) → llamar (US) (Pol) (= dismiss) → destituir
2. (= remember) → recordar
I can't recall exactly what we agreedno recuerdo exactamente en qué quedamos
I don't recall saying thatno recuerdo haber dicho eso
I seem to recall thatcreo recordar que ...
3. (= bring to mind) → recordar a
it recalls the time whenrecuerda a aquella ocasión en la que ...
4. (Comput) → volver a llamar
C. VIrecordar
I'm sorry, I don't recalllo siento, no recuerdo
as I recallsegún recuerdo ..., que yo recuerde ...

recall

[rɪˈkɔːl]
vt
(= remember) → se rappeler, se souvenir de
to recall (that) ... → se rappeler que ...
to recall doing sth → se rappeler avoir fait qch
to recall sb doing sth → se rappeler que qn a fait qch, se souvenir que qn a fait qch
Do you recall him saying anything about that? → Est-ce que tu te rappelles s'il a dit quelque chose à ce propos?, Est-ce que tu te souviens s'il a dit quelque chose à ce propos?
not to recall sb doing sth → ne pas se rappeler que qn ait fait qch, ne pas se souvenir que qn ait fait qch
I don't recall her mentioning him → Je ne me rappelle pas qu'elle ait fait allusion à lui., Je ne me souviens pas qu'elle ait fait allusion à lui.
(= call back) [+ ambassador, parliament] → rappeler; [+ player] (to team)rappeler
(COMMERCE) [+ product] → rappeler
(= evoke) → rappeler
[ˈriːkɔːl] n
(= memory) → rappel m
to be gone beyond recall → avoir disparu à jamais
(= request to return) [ambassador, parliament] → rappel m; [player] (to team)rappel m
(US) (POLITICS) (= deprivation of office) procédure par laquelle un(e) élu(e) peut se voir retirer son mandat par un vote populaire

recall

vt
(= summon back)zurückrufen; ambassadorabberufen; library bookzurückfordern; (Fin) capitalzurückfordern, einziehen; Ferguson was recalled to the Scotland squadFerguson wurde in die schottische Mannschaft zurückberufen; this music recalls the pastdiese Musik ruft die Vergangenheit zurück; to recall somebody to lifejdn ins Leben zurückrufen; her voice recalled him to the presentihre Stimme brachte ihn in die Wirklichkeit zurück
(= remember)sich erinnern an (+acc), → sich entsinnen (+gen); I cannot recall meeting him or having met himich kann mich nicht daran erinnern, dass ich ihn kennengelernt habe; as I recallsoweit ich mich erinnere
(Comput) filewieder aufrufen
n
(= summoning back)Rückruf m; (of ambassador)Abberufung f; (of library book)Rückforderung f, → Einmahnung f; (Fin, of capital) → Einzug m; to sound the recall (Mil) → zum Rückzug blasen; this book is on recalldas Buch wird zurückgefordert; recall slipAufforderung fzur Rückgabe eines/des Buches; beyond recallfür immer vorbei; lost/gone beyond recallfür immer verloren/gegangen sein
(= remembrance) powers of recallErinnerungsvermögen nt

recall

[rɪˈkɔːl]
1. nrichiamo
beyond recall → irrevocabile
those days are gone beyond recall → quei tempi sono passati per sempre
2. vt
a. (call back, gen) (Comput) → richiamare; (parliament) → riconvocare; (past) → far rivivere
b. (remember) → ricordare, ricordarsi di

recall

(riˈkoːl) verb
1. to order (a person etc) to return. He had been recalled to his former post.
2. to remember. I don't recall when I last saw him.
noun
1. an order to return. the recall of soldiers to duty.
2. (ˈriːkoːl) the ability to remember and repeat what one has seen, heard etc. He has total recall.

re·call

v. recordar; reclamar; hacer volver; acordarse de.

recall

n recuperación f (form), recuerdo, memoria a corto plazo, capacidad f para recordar; (of a defective product) retirada (de un producto defectuoso); vt recordar; (a defective product) retirar
References in classic literature ?
But memory turned traitor, and as if possessed by the perverse spirit of the girl, would only recall Jo's oddities, faults, and freaks, would only show her in the most unsentimental aspects--beating mats with her head tied up in a bandana, barricading herself with the sofa pillow, or throwing cold water over his passion a la Gummidge--and an irresistable laugh spoiled the pensive picture he was endeavoring to paint.
Twenty times the gourd or the venison was suspended before his lips, while his head was turned aside, as though he listened to some distant and distrusted sounds--a movement that never failed to recall his guests from regarding the novelties of their situation, to a recollection of the alarming reasons that had driven them to seek it.
Or, by some genius of memory, to recall the fact that it was on this morning young Spear was to be sentenced for theft.
It certainly had been very pleasant to enjoy the spontaneous and chivalrous homage of these men, with no further suggestion of recompense or responsibility than the permission to be worshipped; but beyond that she racked her brain in vain to recall any look or act that proclaimed the lover.
To incur the ridicule of the younger crowd, that knew him not,--the harsher scorn and indignation of a few old men, who might recall his once familiar features
There would have been something sad, unutterably dreary, in all this, had I not been conscious that it lay at my own option to recall whatever was valuable in the past.
This, at all events, was for the time: a time so full that, as I recall the way it went, it reminds me of all the art I now need to make it a little distinct.
Though I cannot tell why it was exactly that those stage managers, the Fates, put me down for this shabby part of a whaling voyage, when others were set down for magnificent parts in high tragedies, and short and easy parts in genteel comedies, and jolly parts in farces --though I cannot tell why this was exactly; yet, now that I recall all the circumstances, I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various disguises, induced me to set about performing the part I did, besides cajoling me into the delusion that it was a choice resulting from my own unbiased freewill and discriminating judgment.
this terrific object seemed to recall the whole herd from their stationary fright.
They fade irrevocably out of my mind even now while I speak, and endeavor to recall them and recollect myself.
Recall the commandment, or he will dissolve the castle and it shall vanish away like the instable fabric of a dream
But the manager succeeded in persuading him to recall the encore, and said the company would feel sufficiently rewarded and complimented in the mere fact that the encore was desired by his Majesty, without fatiguing him with a repetition to gratify their own vanity.