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recalls

verb
present tense third-person singular of recall

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to bring back to mind
  • I don't recall meeting you before

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2 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • I'll recall my purchase order if the company refuses to guarantee that it'll arrive before Christmas

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recalls

noun
plural of recall

Synonyms & Antonyms of recalls (Entry 2 of 2)

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 can't get a refund on the plane tickets, so the trip is beyond recall

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“Recalls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recalls. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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