remembrance Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the ability to recall past occurrences
noun a recognition of meritorious service
The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage. Milton.
Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail. Addison.
The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear. Pope.
Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.Shak.
That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
And on his breast a bloody cross he bore, The dear remembrance of his dying Lord. Spenser.
Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake. Shak.
Something to be remembered; counsel; admonion; instruction.Obs. Shak.
Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
Thee I have heard relating what was done Ere my remembrance. Milton.
Syn. -- Recollection; reminiscence. See Memory.
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