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Memory appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Lives in Italy: Rome masks a memory; Latin is evil.
  • Set a gyro-memorial flat, I verify; fire vital flair, O memory gates.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun memory:


Memory is sometimes a misspelling of memories.

Video footage: A eye will close and leave the memories of life lived by that person as if it were a long flashback relived in a few seconds. Concept of: Memory, lifestyle, moments of life, friendships and family.
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Definition of the noun memory

What does memory mean as a name of something?

Memory is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: memories

  1. something that is remembered
  2. the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
  3. the power of retaining and recalling past experience
  4. an electronic memory device
  5. the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes
    • example: he taught a graduate course on learning and memory
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic term: cognitive psychology = an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes

Alternative definition of the noun memory


  1. [uncountable] The ability of an organism to record information about things or events with the facility of recalling them later at will.
  2. A record of a thing or an event stored and available for later use by the organism.
  3. [computing] The part of a computer that stores variable executable code or data (RAM) or unalterable executable code or default data (ROM).
    • synonym: core (old-fashioned)
  4. The time within which past events can be or are remembered.
  5. [rfd-sense] Used synonymously with "in recent history"; e.g. in living memory


  1. "Memory" is a 2006 American techno-thriller film written by Bennett Joshua Davlin, and starring Billy Zane, Tricia Helfer and Terry Chen.
  2. "Memory" is a 1973 documentary film written and directed by Grigoriy Chukhray.
  3. "Memory" is a Thai horror film released in 2008. It stars Ananda Everingham and Mai Charoenpura.
  4. "Memory" a.k.a. "Khatereh" is a 2009 drama film written by Hasti Tariqat and directed by Nader Tariqat.
  5. "Memory" is a 2004 short film written and directed by Cedar Sherbert.
  6. "Memory" is a film, written and directed by Osamu Tezuka.


Memory is a fictional character from the 2012 film Kurse a di Xtabai.

Phrases with Memory

Phrases starting with the word Memory:

  1. Memory card
  2. memory chip
  3. Memory foam
  4. Memory Lane
  5. Memory leak
  6. memory loss
  7. Memory Page
  8. Memory-Span
  9. memory board
  10. memory cache
  11. memory image
  12. Memory Stick
  13. memory trace

Phrases ending with the word Memory:

  1. by memory
  2. Base Memory
  3. core memory
  4. Main Memory
  5. flash memory
  6. motor memory
  7. Echoic memory

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Memory

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Google preview50 Years of Artificial Intelligence (2007)

Essays Dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence by Max Lungarella, Fumiya Iida, Josh Bongard, Rolf Pfeifer

Memory is the process by which the knowledge is encoded, stored and later retrieved. This is...

Google previewStudy Guide for Psychology (2006)

by Richard O. Straub, David G. Myers

Memory is the persistence of learning over time via the storage and retrieval of information. (p. 349) 2. A flashbulb memory is an unusually vivid memory of an emotionally important moment in one's life. (p. 351) 3. Encoding is the first step in ...

Google previewPsychology, An Exploration (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Episodic memory: Episodic memory is the memory of autobiographical events that can be explicitly stated.

Semantic memory: Semantic memory refers to the memory of meanings, understandings, and other conceptbased knowledge, and ...

Google previewCompanion to Psychiatric Studies (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Episodic memory is the memory of autobiographical events (times, places, associated emotions, and other contextual...

Google previewThe Answer (2008)

Grow Any Business, Achieve Financial Freedom, and Live an Extraordinary Life by John Assaraf, Murray Smith

Memory is the capacity to use your conscious brain to search and pull together information relevant to the situation at hand.

Google previewPSYCHOLOGY (2010)


Memory is a subject that has been of interest for thousands of years.

Google previewAssistive Technology for Cognition (2014)

A Handbook for Clinicians and Developers by Brian O'Neill, Alex Gillespie

Episodic memory refers to the encoding, storage, and utilization of personally experienced events that can be related to specific temporal and spatial contexts. Semantic memory refers to an organized body of knowledge about words, concepts ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Translation Technology (2004)

by Sin-wai Chan

KWIC concordancer, machine-aided human translation, machine-aided translation, machine-assisted human translation, machine-assisted translation, match value, memory database, ...

Google previewThe Bilingual Mental Lexicon (2009)

Interdisciplinary Approaches by Aneta Pavlenko

Memory: The. Neurocognitive. Basic. Systems. View. ROBERT W. SCHRAUF Introduction The bilingual lexicon and bilingual autobiographical memory intersect at the point where words trigger memories and memories are experienced as ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

Memory . In general a faculty of knowing, whose exercisecanbecalled remembering, recollecting, recalling, being reminded,reminiscing; the relations between these form one of the problemsinvolved, though 'remember' isthe most general ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1997)

Volume 36 - Supplement 21: Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management to Requirements Engineering by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Each PE has local memory from where operands for instruction execution are fetched. In case of a scalar operand, the ACU can broadcast it to all the PEs. A separate network is also available to gather data elements from all the active PEs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the New York School Poets (2015)

1972, 1975 Work Author: Bernadette Mayer As botha gallery exhibition and a book, Bernadette Mayer's Memory demonstrates the continuing interaction between New York School writing andvisual artas"Conceptual art" began to challenge ...

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Video language resources about Memory

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Quotes about Memory

A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day. (Anna Mary Robertson Moses)
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Scrabble value of M3E1M3O1R1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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