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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act or power of remembering. Also: The part of a computer that stores information.

Usage examples (41)
  • We can invent only with memory.
  • He taught a graduate course on learning and memory
  • He can do it from memory
  • He had a good memory when he was younger for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "memoir" (a biography or autobiography) of a person with a bad "memory" (the mental faculty of remembering) is often more fiction than fact -- and usually more entertaining!
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