memorize

memorize
memorizable, adj.memorization, n.memorizer, n.
/mem"euh ruyz'/, v., memorized, memorizing.
v.t.
1. to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
v.i.
2. to learn by heart: I've always been able to memorize easily.
Also, esp. Brit., memorise.
[1585-95; MEMOR(Y) + -IZE]

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  • memorize — (v.) 1590s, commit to writing; see MEMORY (Cf. memory) + IZE (Cf. ize). The meaning commit to memory is from 1838. Related: Memorized; memorizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • memorize — (Amer.) mem·o·rize || memÉ™raɪz v. remember, learn by heart, commit to memory (also memorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • memorize — [v] remember commit to memory, cram, fix in the mind, keep forever, know, know by heart, learn, learn by heart, master, nail down, recall, recollect, remind, retain, store; concept 40 …   New thesaurus

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  • memorize — ☆ memorize [mem′ə rīz΄] vt. memorized, memorizing to commit to memory; learn by heart memorization n …   English World dictionary

  • memorize */ — UK [ˈmeməraɪz] / US [ˈmeməˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms memorize : present tense I/you/we/they memorize he/she/it memorizes present participle memorizing past tense memorized past participle memorized to learn something so that you remember …   English dictionary

  • memorize — [[t]me̱məraɪz[/t]] memorizes, memorizing, memorized VERB If you memorize something, you learn it so that you can remember it exactly. [V n] He studied his map, trying to memorize the way to Rose s street. Syn: learn by heart (in BRIT, also use… …   English dictionary

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