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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 ?
This greatly annoyed him, and recollecting that he was not aquatic, he stopped and shouted across the waves' tumultous roar:
Mentioning recollecting,' said Mrs Boffin, with her work abandoned, her eyes upon the fire, and her chin upon her hand, 'do you recollect, Noddy, how you said to Mr Rokesmith when he first came to see us at the Bower, and you engaged him--how you said to him that if it had pleased Heaven to send John Harmon to his fortune safe, we could have been content with the one Mound which was our legacy, and should never have wanted the rest?
It was absolutely necessary, therefore, to think of something, and in this emergence recollecting WHEN she had seen him last in Hertfordshire, and feeling curious to know what he would say on the subject of their hasty departure, she observed:
I find," said Jones, "you do indeed know me; but I have not the like happiness of recollecting you.
Recollecting himself, however, he added, "That is, I mean to say--your friends are all truly anxious to see you well settled; Fanny particularly, for she has your interest very much at heart, I assure you.
Higher overall abandonment of urine specimens is likely a reflection of the difficulty in having patients produce urine samples on demand or in recollecting catheter urine specimens.
Recollecting old times, Ferguson said that the club has always been beside him during difficult times and he asked the club to act the same way for the new boss.
Recollecting achievements of his past tenure being in power, Sharif said he made the country as the 7th nuclear power without caring about global pressure.
As the steady march of time takes its toll on my memory and the vultures circle, I thought I should have a stab at recollecting how it all happened" - Comedienne and Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders is about to write her memoirs.