Re·mem·ber v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remembered p. pr. & vb. n. Remembering.]
1. To have (a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates.
We are said to remember anything, when the idea of it arises in the mind with the consciousness that we have had this idea before. --I. Watts.
2. To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion.
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. --Ex. xx. 8.
That they may have their wages duly paid 'em,
And something over to remember me by. --Shak.
Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste. --Milton.
3. To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally. [Obs.] “Remembering them the trith of what they themselves known.”
My friends remembered me of home. --Chapman.
Remember you of passed heaviness. --Chaucer.
And well thou wost [knowest] if it remember thee. --Chaucer.
4. To mention. [Obs.] “As in many cases hereafter to be remembered.”
5. To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.
Re·mem·ber v. i. To execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others.
v 1: 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" [syn: retrieve, recall, call back, call
up, recollect, think] [ant: forget]
2: keep in mind for attention or consideration; "Remember the
Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think
of the starving children in India!" [syn: think of]
3: recapture the past; indulge in memories; "he remembered how
he used to pick flowers" [syn: think back]
4: show appreciation to; "He remembered her in his will"
5: mention favourably, as in prayer; "remember me in your
6: mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship;
"Remember me to your wife" [syn: commend]
7: exercise, or have the power of, memory; "After the shelling,
many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember
better than others"
8: call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or
something, as in a ceremony; "We remembered the 50th
anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz"; "Remember the
dead of the First World War" [syn: commemorate]