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recall

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1 a particular act or instance of recalling or the thing remembered

  • his recall of the events of that turbulent time is significantly different from the accounts of other eyewitnesses
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2 the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to

  • we canʼt get a refund on the plane tickets, so the trip is beyond recall
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recall

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1 to bring back to mind

  • I donʼt recall meeting you before
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2 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)

  • Iʼll recall my purchase order if the company refuses to guarantee that itʼll arrive before Christmas
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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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