- (uncountable) The ability of the brain to record information or impressions with the facility of recalling them later at will.
- Memory is a facility common to all animals.
- Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- A record of a thing or an event stored and available for later use by the organism.
- I have no memory of that event.
- My wedding is one of my happiest memories.
- (computing) The part of a computer that stores variable executable code or data (RAM) or unalterable executable code or default data (ROM).
- This data passes from the CPU to the memory.
- The time within which past events can be or are remembered.
- in recent memory; in living memory
- (attributive, of a material) which returns to its original shape when heat
- Memory metal; memory plastic.
- (obsolete) A memorial.
- c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene vii]:
- These weeds are memories of those worser hours.
- (zoology, collective, rare) A term of venery for a social group of elephants, normally called a herd.
- French: mémoire
- German: Gedächtnis
- Italian: memoria
- Portuguese: memória
- Russian: па́мять
- Spanish: memoria
- French: souvenir
- German: Erinnerung
- Italian: memoria, ricordo
- Portuguese: lembrança, recordação
- Russian: воспомина́ние
- Spanish: recuerdo
- Russian: память