1. The act of recollecting, or recalling to the memory; the operation by which objects are recalled to the memory, or ideas revived in the mind; reminiscence; remembrance.
2. The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance; memory; as, an event within my recollection.
3. That which is recollected; something called to mind; reminiscence. “One of his earliest recollections.”
4. The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control. [Archaic]
From such an education Charles contracted habits of gravity and recollection. --Robertson.
Syn: -- Reminiscence; remembrance. See Memory.
n 1: the ability to recall past occurrences [syn: remembrance,
2: the process of remembering (especially the process of
recovering information by mental effort); "he has total
recall of the episode" [syn: recall, reminiscence]
3: something recalled to the mind