from memory

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of from memory

: without reading or looking at notes
  • She delivered the speech (entirely) from memory.
  • She can recite from memory the capitals of all the states of the U.S.

Word by Word Definitions

memory play
  1. : the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms

  2. : the store of things learned and retained from an organism's activity or experience as evidenced by modification of structure or behavior or by recall and recognition

  3. : commemorative remembrance


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