remembrance


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re·mem·brance

 (rĭ-mĕm′brəns)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of remembering.
b. The state of being remembered: holds him in fond remembrance.
2. Something serving to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or event; a memorial.
3. The length of time over which one's memory extends: events within my remembrance.
4. Something remembered; a reminiscence.
5. A souvenir.
6. remembrances Greetings: Please give my remembrances to your mother.

[Middle English, from Old French, from remembrer, to remember; see remember.]

remembrance

(rɪˈmɛmbrəns)
n
1. the act of remembering or state of being remembered
2. something that is remembered; reminiscence
3. a memento or keepsake
4. the extent in time of one's power of recollection
5.
a. the act of honouring some past event, person, etc
b. (as modifier): a remembrance service.

re•mem•brance

(rɪˈmɛm brəns)

n.
1. a retained mental impression; memory.
2. the act or fact of remembering.
3. the ability to remember.
4. the length of time over which memory extends.
5. the state of being remembered; commemoration.
6. something that serves to bring to or keep in mind some place, person, event, etc.; memento.
7. a gift given as a token of love or friendship.
8. remembrances, greetings; respects.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French; see remember, -ance]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remembrance - the ability to recall past occurrencesremembrance - the ability to recall past occurrences
retentiveness, retentivity, retention, memory - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
2.remembrance - a recognition of meritorious serviceremembrance - a recognition of meritorious service
epitaph - a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person
festschrift - a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar
credit, recognition - approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"

remembrance

noun
1. commemoration, memorial, testimonial They wore black in remembrance of those who had died.
2. souvenir, token, reminder, monument, relic, remembrancer (archaic), memento, keepsake As a remembrance, he left a photo album.
3. memory, recollection, thought, recall, recognition, retrospect, reminiscence, anamnesis He had clung to the remembrance of things past.

remembrance

noun
1. An act or instance of remembering:
2. The power of retaining and recalling past experience:
3. Something, as a structure or custom, serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
4. Something that causes one to remember:
Translations
تَذَكُّر
paměť
minde
muistaminenmuistimuistiinpanomuistikuvamuisto
minning
anmayâd etme

remembrance

[rɪˈmembrəns]
A. N (= remembering) → recuerdo m
remembrancesrecuerdos mpl
in remembrance ofen conmemoración de
I have no remembrance of itno lo recuerdo en absoluto
B. CPD Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday N (Brit) día en el que se recuerda a los caídos en las dos guerras mundiales POPPY DAY

remembrance

[rɪˈmɛmbrəns] n
(= memory) → souvenir m
(= memorial) → mémoire f
in remembrance of → en mémoire de garden of remembranceRemembrance Day n (British)(le jour de) l'Armistice m, le 11 novembre
on Remembrance Day → le jour de l'Armistice

remembrance

n
Erinnerung f (→ of an +acc); in remembrance ofzur Erinnerung an (+acc); I have no remembrance of thatich habe keinerlei Erinnerung daran
(= keepsake)Andenken nt (→ of an +acc)
remembrances pl (old, form, = greetings) → Empfehlungen pl

remembrance

[rɪˈmɛmbrns] n (frm) → ricordo, memoria
in remembrance of → in memoria di

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.
References in classic literature ?
Damon, as they came out of the theater two hours later, all three chuckling at the remembrance of what they had seen, "I wonder you never turned your inventive mind to the movies.
At first it seemed as if the remembrance of the promised reward grew vivid in his mind, while he listened to the sources of parental feeling which were to assure its possession; but, as Duncan proceeded, the expression of joy became so fiercely malignant that it was impossible not to apprehend it proceeded from some passion more sinister than avarice.
Malbone's miniature, though from the same original, was far inferior to Hepzibah's air-drawn picture, at which affection and sorrowful remembrance wrought together.
She saw her father's face, with its bold brow, and reverend white beard that flowed over the old-fashioned Elizabethan ruff; her mother's, too, with the look of heedful and anxious love which it always wore in her remembrance, and which, even since her death, had so often laid the impediment of a gentle remonstrance in her daughter's pathway.
Nor is it, altogether, the remembrance of her cathedral-toppling earthquakes; nor the stampedoes of her frantic seas: nor the tearlessness of arid skies that never rain; nor the sight of her wide field of leaning spires, wrenched cope-stones, and crosses all adroop (like canted yards of anchored fleets); and her suburban avenues of house-walls lying over upon each other, as a tossed pack of cards; --it is not these things alone which make tearless Lima, the strangest, saddest city thou can'st see.
Ona had given Antanas to him--the little fellow was the only remembrance of her that he had; he must treasure it and protect it, he must show himself a man.
Eliza, such as we have described her, is not a fancy sketch, but taken from remembrance, as we saw her, years ago, in Kentucky.
The first time she heard that form of salute used at the telephone she was surprised, and not pleased; but I told her I had given order for it: that henceforth and forever the tele- phone must always be invoked with that reverent for- mality, in perpetual honor and remembrance of my lost friend and her small namesake.
The remembrance of Rebecca was so vivid that their sister Aurelia's letter was something of a shock to the quiet, elderly spinsters of the brick house; for it said that Hannah could not possibly be spared for a few years yet, but that Rebecca would come as soon as she could be made ready; that the offer was most thankfully appreciated, and that the regular schooling and church privileges, as well as the influence of the Sawyer home, would doubtless be "the making of Rebecca"
fortunate for a large circle of friends and acquaint- ances, whose sympathy and affection he has strongly secured by the many sufferings he has endured, by his virtuous traits of character, by his ever-abiding remembrance of those who are in bonds, as being bound with them
Her mother had died too long ago for her to have more than an indistinct remembrance of her caresses; and her place had been supplied by an excellent woman as governess, who had fallen little short of a mother in affection.
From Willoughby their expression was at first held back, by the embarrassment which the remembrance of his assistance created.