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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 ?
Those who urge the objection seem not to have recollected that the federal Constitution will not suffer by a comparison with the State constitutions, in the security provided for a gradual augmentation of the number of representatives.
All present now recollected the prediction of the Indian at daybreak, and were struck with what appeared to be its fulfilment.
This active leader, it will be recollected, had embarked the year previously in skin-boats on the Bighorn, freighted with the year's collection of peltries.
It was no very easy matter to mistake Newman Noggs, after having once seen him, and as Kate, attracted by the singularity of his manner (in which on this occasion, however, there was something respectful and even delicate, notwithstanding the abruptness of his speech), looked at him more closely, she recollected having caught a passing glimpse of that strange figure before.
I now recollected that I had business with Robert Wilson, concerning the purchase of a certain field adjoining my farm - a business I had been putting off from day to day; for I had no interest in anything now; and besides, I was misanthropically inclined, and, moreover, had a particular objection to meeting Jane Wilson or her mother; for though I had too good reason, now, to credit their reports concerning Mrs.
said the barber; and then looking very steadfastly at Jones, he said, with great gravity, and with a seeming surprize, as if he had recollected a face he had seen before, "Sir, may I crave the favour to know if your name is not Jones?
And immediately he recollected his brother Nikolay and how hateful he was to have been able to forget him.
At that instant Levin recollected his own sins and the inner conflict he had lived through.
They recollected how the change had come, and could call to mind that when her son was born, upon the very day the deed was known, he bore upon his wrist what seemed a smear of blood but half washed out.
Jennings recollected that there was a lady at the other end of the street on whom she ought to call; and as she had no business at Gray's, it was resolved, that while her young friends transacted their's, she should pay her visit and return for them.
Summary: Talking about her term as a board member, she recollected facing resistance for her opinion against having cheerleaders in basketball games