memorize

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verb mem·o·rize \ˈme-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of memorize

memorized

;

memorizing

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

memorizable

play \ˌme-mə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

memorization

play \ˌme-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌme-mə-(ˌ)rī-, ˌmem-rə-\ noun

memorizer

noun

Examples of memorize in a sentence

  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


MEMORIZE Defined for English Language Learners

memorize

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verb mem·o·rize \ˈme-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of memorize for English Language Learners

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


MEMORIZE Defined for Kids

memorize

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verb mem·o·rize \ˈme-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of memorize for Students

memorized

memorizing

  1. :  to learn by heart <My sister has memorized all the state capitals.>



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