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rec·ol·lect

 (rĕk′ə-lĕkt′)
v. rec·ol·lect·ed, rec·ol·lect·ing, rec·ol·lects
v.tr.
To use one's memory to become aware of (something); recall to mind.
v.intr.
To remember something; have a recollection.
Idiom:
recollect (oneself)
To become aware of one's immediate situation or purpose after a distraction: recollected myself after the interruption.

[Medieval Latin recolligere, recollēct-, from Latin, to gather up : re-, re- + colligere, to collect; see collect1.]

rec′ol·lec′tive adj.

recollect

(ˌrɛkəˈlɛkt)
vb
(when tr, often takes a clause as object) to recall from memory; remember
[C16: from Latin recolligere to gather again, from re- + colligere to collect1]
ˌrecolˈlective adj
ˌrecolˈlectively adv

Recollect

(ˈrekəˌlekt)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) a member of a former Franciscan order of monks established in 16th-century France

re-col•lect

(ˌri kəˈlɛkt)

v.t.
1. to collect, gather, or assemble again (something scattered).
2. to recover or compose (oneself).
[1605–15]
re`-col•lec′tion, n.

rec•ol•lect

(ˌrɛk əˈlɛkt)

v.t., v.i.
to remember; recall.
[1550–60; < Medieval Latin recollēctus, past participle of recolligere to remember, recollect (Latin: to gather up again); see re-, collect1]

recollect


Past participle: recollected
Gerund: recollecting

Imperative
recollect
recollect
Present
I recollect
you recollect
he/she/it recollects
we recollect
you recollect
they recollect
Preterite
I recollected
you recollected
he/she/it recollected
we recollected
you recollected
they recollected
Present Continuous
I am recollecting
you are recollecting
he/she/it is recollecting
we are recollecting
you are recollecting
they are recollecting
Present Perfect
I have recollected
you have recollected
he/she/it has recollected
we have recollected
you have recollected
they have recollected
Past Continuous
I was recollecting
you were recollecting
he/she/it was recollecting
we were recollecting
you were recollecting
they were recollecting
Past Perfect
I had recollected
you had recollected
he/she/it had recollected
we had recollected
you had recollected
they had recollected
Future
I will recollect
you will recollect
he/she/it will recollect
we will recollect
you will recollect
they will recollect
Future Perfect
I will have recollected
you will have recollected
he/she/it will have recollected
we will have recollected
you will have recollected
they will have recollected
Future Continuous
I will be recollecting
you will be recollecting
he/she/it will be recollecting
we will be recollecting
you will be recollecting
they will be recollecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recollecting
you have been recollecting
he/she/it has been recollecting
we have been recollecting
you have been recollecting
they have been recollecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recollecting
you will have been recollecting
he/she/it will have been recollecting
we will have been recollecting
you will have been recollecting
they will have been recollecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recollecting
you had been recollecting
he/she/it had been recollecting
we had been recollecting
you had been recollecting
they had been recollecting
Conditional
I would recollect
you would recollect
he/she/it would recollect
we would recollect
you would recollect
they would recollect
Past Conditional
I would have recollected
you would have recollected
he/she/it would have recollected
we would have recollected
you would have recollected
they would have recollected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recollect - 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"

recollect

verb remember, mind (dialect), recall, reminisce, summon up, call to mind, place She spoke with warmth when she recollected the doctor who had treated her.

recollect

verb
To renew an image or thought in the mind:
Translations
يَتَذّكَّر، يَسْتَجْمِع الذّاكِرَه
vzpomenout si
mindes
emlékezikvisszaemlékezik
muna
atcerēties

recollect

[ˌrekəˈlekt]
B. VIrecordar, acordarse

recollect

[ˌrɛkəˈlɛkt] vtse rappeler, se souvenir de
to recollect (that) ... → se rappeler que ..., se souvenir que ...

recollect

vtsich erinnern an (+acc), → sich entsinnen (+gen)
visich erinnern, sich entsinnen; as far as I can recollectsoweit ich mich erinnern kann

recollect

[ˌrɛkəˈlɛkt] vtrammentare, ricordare

recollect

(rekəˈlekt) verb
to remember. I don't recollect having seen him before.
ˌrecolˈlection (-ʃən) noun
1. the act or power of recollecting.
2. something that is remembered. My book is called `Recollections of Childhood'.
References in classic literature ?
Another circumstance very essential for her to know, was how long he meant to be in Bath; he had not mentioned it, or she could not recollect it.
They described the drawing-room window-curtains of one of the houses on this side of the way, and this part of the street, as being the handsomest and best hung of any in Bath, but could not recollect the exact number, and I have been trying to find out which it could be; but I confess I can see no curtains hereabouts that answer their description.
Woodhouse was almost as much interested in the business as the girls, and tried very often to recollect something worth their putting in.
Monsieur," said Morrel, recovering his assurance as he proceeded, "do you recollect that a few days before the landing of his majesty the emperor, I came to intercede for a young man, the mate of my ship, who was accused of being concerned in correspondence with the Island of Elba?
When I wish to recollect his name, I shall think of
And I recollect two bursting to the opposite side of the parlour, while she was hugging me.
We've got to hold our own now, against everybody (for everybody's hand is stretched out to be dipped into our pockets), and we have got to recollect that money makes money, as well as makes everything else.
He has been taunted more than once about the Diamond, by those who recollect his angry outbreak before the assault; but, as may easily be imagined, his own remembrance of the circumstances under which I surprised him in the armoury has been enough to keep him silent.
Bingley to see you all after him so soon; for, if I recollect right, he went but the day before.
I recollect getting three young milliners to sit to me, when I first began to paint, and I remember that they were all very pale and sickly.
In this short interval the knocking came again, and a voice close to the window--a voice the locksmith seemed to recollect, and to have some disagreeable association with--whispered 'Make haste.
Why, to be sure," said he, seeming to recollect himself, "people have little, have very little in their power.