Synonyms & Antonyms of recollected

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verb (1)
past tense of recollect

Synonyms & Antonyms of recollected (Entry 2 of 3)

to bring back to mind
  • I can't recollect if I turned the stove off or not before leaving the house

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verb (2)
past tense of re-collect

Synonyms & Antonyms of re-collected (Entry 3 of 3)

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 one's possession
  • I struggled to re-collect the papers the wind had torn from my hands

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The first known use of recollected was in 1595

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“Recollected.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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delight or enjoyment

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