What is another word for recollect?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪkəlˈɛkt] (IPA)

Recollect is a word that means to remember or recall something that happened in the past. It is a common word that people use in everyday conversation, but sometimes it is necessary to use different synonyms of this word. Some synonyms for the word recollect include remember, recall, recollection, reminisce, retrieve, and recapture. Remember signifies an act of keeping something in your mind, recalling is similar to remembering but with additional focus on specific details, recollection refers to a well-formed memory, reminisce means to indulge in the pleasure of recalling past events, retrieve indicates that information is being brought back from memory, and finally, recapture means to bring the memory to one's awareness again.

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What are the opposite words for recollect?

Antonyms for the word "recollect" are forget, neglect, and overlook. Forget refers to the inability to remember something, while neglect means to fail to care for or give attention to something. Overlook means to fail to notice something or someone. These three words are direct opposites of "recollect," which means to remember something after thinking for a while. Forgetting, neglecting, and overlooking are common occurrences in everyday life that can happen due to various reasons such as stress, anxiety, or being preoccupied with other matters. However, it is essential to make an effort to recall important information to avoid any negative repercussions.

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Usage examples for Recollect

You will recollect that that is just what I advised.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
I kinda got you into this, you recollect?
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
Do you recollect how strange it once seemed to us, that the same passionate poet, from whose brain proceeded 'Werther' should have expressed such tame feelings as these- 'Gaze at the moon, Or think of thee, I fancy 'tis the same.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with Recollect

  • I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: "What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me."
    Joseph Addison
  • I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.
    Edmund Barton
  • We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
    Vinoba Bhave
  • I do not recollect when I had such a mental treat.
    Abigail Fillmore
  • It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.
    Charles Sturt

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