memory


memory
n.
power of recalling

1) to jog smb.'s memory

2) to commit smt. to memory

3) to slip smb.'s memory (the date has slipped my memory)

4) to lose one's memory

5) an infallible; photographic; powerful; retentive; short memory

6) (med.) long-term; short-term; visual memory

7) a memory for (a good memory for names)

8) (to speak) from memory

9) (misc.) a lapse of memory

something recalled, recollection

10) to evoke, stir up a memory

11) to blot out a memory

12) bitter; dim, vague; enduring; fond; haunting. poignant; pleasant; unpleasant memories

collective remembrance

13) to honor, venerate smb.'s memory

14) a blessed, sacred memory

15) in memory of (to erect a memorial in smb.'s memory)

16) in living memory

17) of blessed, sacred memory

18) (misc.) dedicated to smb.'s memory

capacity for storing information in a computer

19) (a) random-access; read-only memory

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['mem(ə)rɪ]
dim
enduring
haunting
photographic
poignant
powerful
read-only memory
retentive
sacred memory
short memory
short-term
stir up a memory
unpleasant memoryries
venerate smb. 's memory
visual memory
(med.) long-term
(misc.) a lapse of memory
(misc.) dedicated to smb. 's memory
(to speak) from memory
['capacity for storing information in a computer'] (a) random-access
['collective remembrance'] to honor
['power of recalling'] to jog smb. 's memory
['something recalled, recollection'] to evoke
a blessed
an infallible
in living memory
of blessed
to blot out a memory
to commit smt. tomemory
to lose one's memory
a memory for (a good memory for names)
to slip smb. 's memory (the date has slipped my memory)
in memory of (to erect a memorial in smb. 's memory)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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