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mem·o·rize

 (mĕm′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. mem·o·rized, mem·o·riz·ing, mem·o·riz·es
To commit to memory; learn by heart.

mem′o·riz′a·ble adj.
mem′o·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
mem′o·riz′er n.
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memorize

(ˈmɛməˌraɪz) or

memorise

vb
(tr) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember
ˈmemoˌrizable, ˈmemoˌrisable adj
ˌmemoriˈzation, ˌmemoriˈsation n
ˈmemoˌrizer, ˈmemoˌriser n
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mem•o•rize

(ˈmɛm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
[1585–95]
mem`o•ri•za′tion, n.
mem′o•riz`er, n.
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memorize


Past participle: memorized
Gerund: memorizing

Imperative
memorize
memorize
Present
I memorize
you memorize
he/she/it memorizes
we memorize
you memorize
they memorize
Preterite
I memorized
you memorized
he/she/it memorized
we memorized
you memorized
they memorized
Present Continuous
I am memorizing
you are memorizing
he/she/it is memorizing
we are memorizing
you are memorizing
they are memorizing
Present Perfect
I have memorized
you have memorized
he/she/it has memorized
we have memorized
you have memorized
they have memorized
Past Continuous
I was memorizing
you were memorizing
he/she/it was memorizing
we were memorizing
you were memorizing
they were memorizing
Past Perfect
I had memorized
you had memorized
he/she/it had memorized
we had memorized
you had memorized
they had memorized
Future
I will memorize
you will memorize
he/she/it will memorize
we will memorize
you will memorize
they will memorize
Future Perfect
I will have memorized
you will have memorized
he/she/it will have memorized
we will have memorized
you will have memorized
they will have memorized
Future Continuous
I will be memorizing
you will be memorizing
he/she/it will be memorizing
we will be memorizing
you will be memorizing
they will be memorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been memorizing
you have been memorizing
he/she/it has been memorizing
we have been memorizing
you have been memorizing
they have been memorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been memorizing
you will have been memorizing
he/she/it will have been memorizing
we will have been memorizing
you will have been memorizing
they will have been memorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been memorizing
you had been memorizing
he/she/it had been memorizing
we had been memorizing
you had been memorizing
they had been memorizing
Conditional
I would memorize
you would memorize
he/she/it would memorize
we would memorize
you would memorize
they would memorize
Past Conditional
I would have memorized
you would have memorized
he/she/it would have memorized
we would have memorized
you would have memorized
they would have memorized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.memorize - commit to memorymemorize - commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
understudy, alternate - be an understudy or alternate for a role
hit the books, study - learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"
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memorize

verb remember, learn, commit to memory, learn by heart, learn by rote, get by heart, con (archaic) He studied the map, trying to memorize the way.
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memorize

verb
To commit to memory:
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Translations
memorovatučit se nazpaměť
lære udenadmemorere
memorizaraprender de memoria
opetella ulkoa
naučiti napametpamtiti
memorizál
leggja á minniî
記憶する
암기하다
memoriza
memorovať
zapomniti si
lära sig utantillmemorera
ท่องจำ
ghi nhớ

memorize

[ˈmeməraɪz] VTmemorizar, aprender de memoria
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memorize

[ˈmɛməraɪz] vt [+ poem, dates, numbers, address] → mémoriser
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

memorize

vtsich (dat)einprägen
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memorize

[ˈmɛməˌraɪz] vtimparare a memoria, memorizzare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

memory

(ˈmeməri) plural ˈmemories noun
1. the power to remember things. a good memory for details.
2. the mind's store of remembered things. Her memory is full of interesting stories.
3. something remembered. memories of her childhood.
4. the time as far back as can be remembered. the greatest fire in memory.
5. a part of computer in which information is stored for immediate use; a computer with 8 megabytes of memory.
ˈmemorize, ˈmemorise verb
to learn (something) so well that one can remember all of it without looking. She memorized the directions.
from memory
by remembering; without using a book etc for reference. He said the whole poem from memory.
in memory of / to the memory of
as a reminder or memorial of. They built a monument in memory of their dead leader.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

memorize

فِي خِلَالِ ذَلِكَ učit se nazpaměť memorere einprägen (sich) απομνημονεύω memorizar opetella ulkoa mémoriser naučiti napamet memorizzare 記憶する 암기하다 uit het hoofd leren lære utenat zapamiętać memorizar запоминать memorera ท่องจำ ezberlemek ghi nhớ 记住
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memorize

vt. memorizar, aprender de memoria.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Tom bent all his energies to the memorizing of five verses, and he chose part of the Sermon on the Mount, because he could find no verses that were shorter.
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The reproofs she committed to memory, going about the garden and saying them aloud like an actor memorizing his part.
Any time committed to one worthy learning objective is time taken from another, and I happen to believe that learning about the parables of Jesus, the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, the communion of saints, and Catholic social teaching is as important as memorizing prayers.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri Friday said memorizing the Holy Quran was a great honour and privilege for a person which ensures his success in this world and hereafter.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrives to attend Kuwait's 10th International Award for Memorizing the Quran
It is divided into three awards, for Prophetic Sunnah and Contemporary Islamic Studies, for serving Prophetic Sunnah, and for memorizing the Hadiths.
Kuwait, Sha'ban 02, 1439, April 18, 2018, SPA -- Under the patronage of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs honored King Abdulaziz International Competition for Memorizing the Holy Quran of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Competitors of Khartoum International Award for Holy Quran thanked the Almighty for helping them to memorize his Holy Book and stressed the necessity for memorizing the Quran and paying attention to reviewing it in order to preserve the Book of Allah and guide the Sunnah of Prophet, Mohammed (peace upon him) .
The competition included 6 levels, namely memorizing the Holy
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At the beginning of the ceremony, the Director of Reformation and Rehabilitation, Colonel Nasser Bukhait delivered a speech, highlighting targeted goals which are achieved through reformation programmes and activities, mainly Quran learning and memorizing.