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memorize

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verb mem·o·rize \ˈme-mə-ˌrīz\

Simple Definition of memorize

  • : to learn (something) so well that you are able to remember it perfectly

Full Definition of memorize

mem·o·rizedmem·o·riz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to commit to memory :  learn by heart

mem·o·riz·able play \ˌme-mə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective
mem·o·ri·za·tion play \ˌme-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌme-mə-(ˌ)rī-, ˌmem-rə-\ noun
mem·o·riz·er noun

Examples of memorize

  1. an actress memorizing her lines

  2. <everyone has to memorize a poem for next week's class>



1834

First Known Use of memorize

1834



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