re·mem·brance /rɪˈmɛmbrən(t)s ||bərən(t)s/
1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage. --Milton.
Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail. --Addison.
2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear. --Pope.
3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.
4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
And on his breast a bloody cross he bore,
The dear remembrance of his dying Lord. --Spenser.
Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake. --Shak.
5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni░░on; instruction. [Obs.]
6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
Thee I have heard relating what was done
Ere my remembrance. --Milton.
Syn: -- Recollection; reminiscence. See Memory.
n 1: the ability to recall past occurrences [syn: recollection,
2: a recognition of meritorious service [syn: memorial, commemoration]