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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 ?
Just recollect the good aunts who have not only lectured and fussed, but nursed and petted, too often without thanks, the scrapes they have helped you out of, the tips they have given you from their small store, the stitches the patient old fingers have set for you, the steps the willing old feet have taken, and gratefully pay the dear old ladies the little attentions that women love to receive as long as they live.
As for ornamental articles of furniture, we recollect but two, if such they may be called.
Its front is ornamented with a portico of half-a-dozen wooden pillars, supporting a balcony, beneath which a flight of wide granite steps descends towards the street Over the entrance hovers an enormous specimen of the American eagle, with outspread wings, a shield before her breast, and, if I recollect aright, a bunch of intermingled thunder- bolts and barbed arrows in each claw.
I recollect that, when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrel-shooting was in a grove of tall walnut-trees that shades one side of the valley.
I slept little that night--I was too much excited; and this astonished me, too, I recollect, remained with me, adding to my sense of the liberality with which I was treated.
Poor Jurgis, who had in truth grown more matter-of-fact, under the endless pressure of penury, would not know what to make of these things, and could only try to recollect when he had last been cross; and so Ona would have to forgive him and sob herself to sleep.
He seemed to himself to have met and been acquainted with him somewhere, but he could not recollect.
They fade irrevocably out of my mind even now while I speak, and endeavor to recall them and recollect myself.
I'm all in a muddle; can't recollect any- thing of it, hardly.
I do not recollect of ever seeing my mother by the light of day.
Woodhouse was almost as much interested in the business as the girls, and tried very often to recollect something worth their putting in.
I'm sure last winter (it was a very severe one, if you recollect, and when it did not snow, it rained and blew), not a creature but the butcher and postman came to the house, from November till February; and I really got quite melancholy with sitting night after night alone; I had Leah in to read to me sometimes; but I don't think the poor girl liked the task much: she felt it confining.