Recollect

Definition of Recollect

Rec`ol`lect´   Pronunciation: rĕk`ǒl`lĕkt´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Recollected; p. pr. & vb. n. Recollecting.]
1.To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to the mind or memory; to remember.
2.Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover self-command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of anger; - sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle.
The Tyrian queen . . .
Admired his fortunes, more admired the man;
Then recollected stood.
- Dryden.
n.1.(Eccl.) A friar of the Strict Observance, - an order of Franciscans.

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arouse, awaken, bring back, bring to mind, call back, call up, cite, conjure up, evoke, go back, go back over, hark back, look back, mind, rally, recall to mind, recapture, reevoke, remind, reminisce, retain, retrace, retrospect, review, review in retrospect, revive, rouse, see in retrospect, stir, summon up, think back, think of, use hindsight, waken
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