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recall

[ verb ri-kawl; noun ri-kawl, ree-kawl for 7–9, 12, 13; ree-kawl for 10, 11 ]SEE DEFINITION OF recall

Synonyms for recall

  • anamnesis
  • memory
  • recollection
  • reminiscence
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Antonyms for recall

  • forgetfulness
  • restoration
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECALL

I cannot recall the precise amount, but it was not so much as what you call one dollar.

He tried to recall some forgotten detail of the business that might serve to occupy him.

He sat down on the anvil with his heart beating, and began to recall the picture.

I longed to be by myself that I might recall Ned's every look and word.

Humour he had in plenty; one has only to recall Acis and Galatea.

Don't you recall the two brothers who were always in the same classes with you?

I like better to recall the purely physical side of our journey.

I recall but indifferently the lesser topics of conversation.

And then there was our dispute at Albany--in the Patroon's mansion, you will recall.

Five of us put off in a boat to explore—that is the last that I can recall.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "to bring back by calling upon," from re- "back, again" + call (v.); in some cases a loan-translation of Middle French rappeler (see repeal (v.)) or Latin revocare (see revoke). Sense of "bring back to memory" is from 1610s. Related: Recalled; recalling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RECALL

annul

verbvoid an agreement

annulment

nounvoiding an agreement
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