refresh someone's memory

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of refresh someone's memory

: to remind someone about something : to help someone to remember something
  • Please refresh my memory. Did contracts get sent out already?

Word by Word Definitions

refresh play
  1. : to restore strength and animation to : revive

  2. : to freshen up : renovate

  3. : to restore or maintain by renewing supply : replenish

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

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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