What is another word for recollects?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪkəlˈɛkts] (IPA)

Recollection is the act of recalling or remembering something. When we say someone "recollects," we essentially mean that they are remembering or recalling something from their past. There are several synonyms for "recollects," including "recalls," "retrieves," "remembers," "recovers," and "recaps." Each of these words conveys a similar meaning but may be used in different contexts. For example, "recovers" may be more commonly used when someone has lost a memory or is recovering from an injury. "Recalls" may be used in situations where a person is remembering something important, such as a phone number or address. Regardless of the synonym used, the act of recollection is a process that allows us to access and remember our memories.

What are the hypernyms for Recollects?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Recollects

On the other hand, he recollects that the weather cablegrams from America foretell the arrival of a depression.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Farmer George recollects that the barometer he tapped before coming out showed a falling mercury; he does not like these appearances, more especially the heated breeze.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
She recollects two or three instances, in her own knowledge, of matches that took place in this month, and proved very unfortunate.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving

Famous quotes with Recollects

  • Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
    William Faulkner
  • Drunkenness is the vice of a good constitution or of a bad memory—of a constitution so treacherously good that it never bends till it breaks; or of a memory that recollects the pleasures of getting intoxicated, but forgets the pains of getting sober.
    Charles Caleb Colton
  • Novalis's ideas, on what has been called the 'perfectibility of man,' ground themselves on his peculiar views of the constitution of material and spiritual Nature, and are of the most original and extraordinary character.He asks, for instance, with scientific gravity: Whether any one, that recollects the first kind glance of her he loved, can doubt the possibility of Magic?
    Novalis
  • In tranquility one recollects them with affection, their instinct is good, crazy family good.
    Norman Mailer

Related words: recollect, recollecting, reminiscing, remembering

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