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recollects

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of recollect

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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re-collects

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of re-collect

Synonyms & Antonyms of re-collects (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Recollects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recollects. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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