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Meaning of RECOLLECT

Pronunciation:  `reku'lekt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"

RECOLLECT is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: call back, call up, recall, remember, retrieve, think
 Antonyms: blank out, block, draw a blank, forget
 See Also: brush up, know, recognise, recognize, refresh, review, think back



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rec`ol*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recollected};
    imp. & p. p. {Recollecting}.] [Pref. re- + collect: cf. L.
    recolligere, recollectum, to collect. Cf. {Recollet}.]
    1. To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to
       the mind or memory; to remember.
    2. Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover
       self-command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of
       anger; -- sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle.
             The Tyrian queen . . . Admired his fortunes, more
             admired the man; Then recollected stood. --Dryden.
  2. \Rec"ol*lect\, n. [See {Recollet}.] (Eccl.)
    A friar of the Strict Observance, -- an order of Franciscans.
    [Written also {Recollet}.] --Addis & Arnold.