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recollect

Synonyms and Antonyms of recollect

to bring back to mind

  • I canʼt recollect if I turned the stove off or not before leaving the house
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remember, recollect, recall, remind, reminisce mean to bring an image or idea from the past into the mind. remember implies a keeping in memory that may be effortless or unwilled.
    • remembers that day as though it were yesterday
recollect implies a bringing back to mind what is lost or scattered.
    • as near as I can recollect
recall suggests an effort to bring back to mind and often to re-create in speech.
    • can't recall the words of the song
remind suggests a jogging of one's memory by an association or similarity.
    • that reminds me of a story
reminisce implies a casual often nostalgic recalling of experiences long past and gone.
    • old college friends like to reminisce

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re-collect

Synonyms and Antonyms of re-collect

1 to gain emotional or mental control of

  • she had to calm down and re-collect herself after being told she had won the lottery
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2 to get again in oneʼs possession

  • I struggled to re-collect the papers the wind had torn from my hands
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