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Memory meaning

memory - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. The faculty of the mind by which it retains the knowledge of previous thoughts, impressions, or events.
  2. 2. The reach and positiveness with which a person can remember; the strength and trustworthiness of one's power to reach and represent or to recall the past; as, his memory was never wrong.
  3. 3. The actual and distinct retention and recognition of past ideas in the mind; remembrance; as, in memory of youth; memories of foreign lands.
  4. 4. The time within which past events can be or are remembered; as, within the memory of man.
  5. 5. Something, or an aggregate of things, remembered; hence, character, conduct, etc., as preserved in remembrance, history, or tradition; posthumous fame; as, the war became only a memory.
  6. 6. A memorial.
  7. 7. Faculty of the mind by which ideas are retained and recalled; remembrance.

memory - examples of usage

  1. I knew none of them, certainly, although some trick of memory made me sure that I had seen or heard of them before.
  2. My husband's memory is coming back. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. He couldn't trust his memory. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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