• (America) IPA: /ɹɪˈmɛmbɚ/
  • (America) (dialectal) IPA: /ˈmɛmbɚ/ (often heard in rapid speech)
  • (RP) IPA: /ɹɪˈmɛmbə/

remember (remembers, present participle remembering; past and past participle remembered)

  1. To recall from one's memory; to have an image in one's memory.
    • 2016, [ VOA Learning English] (public domain)
      Remember me? I live in your building.
  2. To memorize; to put something into memory.
    Please remember this formula!
  3. To keep in mind, be mindful of
    Remember what I've said.
  4. To not forget (to do something required)
    Remember to lock the door when you go out.
  5. To convey greetings from.
    Please remember me to your brother.
  6. (obsolete) To put in mind; to remind (also used reflexively)
    • 1610, The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, act 1 scene 2
      Since thou dost give me pains, / Let me remember thee what thou hast promis'd, / Which is not yet perform'd me.
    • My friends remembered me of home.
    • 1870, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Secret Parting", lines 5-7
      But soon, remembering her how brief the whole
      Of joy, which its own hours annihilate,
      Her set gaze gathered
  7. (intransitive) To engage in the process of recalling memories.
    You don't have to remind him; he remembers very well.
  8. (transitive) To give (a person) money as a token of appreciation of past service or friendship.
    My aunt remembered me in her will, leaving me several thousand pounds.
    • 2003, Little Visits 365 Family Devotions: Building Faith for a Lifetime (Concordia Publishing House)
      Waitresses, mail carriers, and teachers were often remembered on Boxing Day.
  9. (transitive) to commemorate, to have a remembrance ceremony
    Today we remember and honour those who have served.
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  • Russian: помяну́ть

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