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memory /ˈmeməri/ noun (plural memories)

حافظه ، خاطره ، یادگار ، یاد بود ، کامپیوتر: حافظه ، روانشناسی: حافظه ، علوم هوایی: حافظه ، علوم نظامی: حافظه دستگاه کامپیوتر
الکترونیک: حافظه ، کامپیوتر: حافظه ، هواپیمایی: حافظه دستگاه کامپیوتر ، علوم نظامی: یاد ، حافظه ، روانشناسی: حافظه ، خاطره ، یاد، یادگار، یاد بود کامپیوتر: حافظه کامپیوتر: حافظه ؛ حافظه قلب کامپیوتر است . از لحاظ فنی هر نوع ذخیره الکتریکی را حافظه گویند.

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- recall, recollection, remembrance, reminiscence, retention
- commemoration, honour, remembrance
Contrasted words: forgetfulness, obliviousness, unmindfulness, lethe, oblivion
Related Words: reflection, retrospection, retention, retentiveness, mind, recall, mind's eye, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, memento, souvenir

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

memory S2 W1 /ˈmeməri/ noun (plural memories)
[Word Family: noun: memorial, memory, memo, memoir, memorabilia, memorandum; adjective: memorable, memorial, immemorial; verb: memorize, memorialize; adverb: memorably]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: memorie, from Latin memoria, from memor 'remembering']

1. ABILITY TO REMEMBER [uncountable and countable] someone’s ability to remember things, places, experiences etc
memory for
She has a terrible memory for names.
from memory
The pianist played the whole piece from memory.
in your memory
The image has remained in my memory ever since.

2. SOMETHING YOU REMEMBER [countable usually plural] something that you remember from the past about a person, place, or experience
memory of
She talked about her memories of the war.
He has lots of happy memories of his stay in Japan.
When I saw the pictures, the memories came flooding back (=I suddenly had many memories about something).

a) [countable] the part of a computer where information can be stored:
The data is stored in the computer’s memory.
b) [uncountable] the amount of space that can be used for storing information on a computer:
128 Mb of memory
Personal computers now have much increased memory capacity.

4. in/within memory during the time that people can remember:
the worst floods in living memory (=since the earliest time that people now alive can remember)
It’s certainly the best England team in recent memory.
The disaster was within the memory of many men still working at the station.

5. in memory of somebody if something is done or made in memory of someone, it is done to remember them and remind other people of them after they have died:
a statue in memory of those who died in the war
She set up a charitable fund in her father’s memory.

6. sb’s memory the way you remember someone who has died:
She died over 40 years ago but her memory lives on (=people still remember her).
to sb’s memory
There’s a bench to his memory in the local park.

7. a walk/trip down memory lane when you spend some time remembering the past:
She returned to her old school yesterday for a trip down memory lane.

8. sb’s memory is playing tricks on them spoken used to say that someone is remembering things wrongly:
My memory must be playing tricks on me; I’m sure I put that book on the desk.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. ability to remember
ADJ. excellent, good, long, prodigious, retentive | bad, poor, short | long-term, short-term His short-term memory was damaged in the accident.
visual Bad spellers have a weak visual memory.
VERB + MEMORY jog, refresh Seeing your name in the paper jogged my memory.
lose Most people start to lose their memory as they get older.
commit sth to I committed the number to memory and threw the letter away.
PREP. from ~ He recited the whole poem from memory.
~ for I have a good memory for faces.
PHRASES in living/recent memory the coldest winter in living memory

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. thought of the past
ADJ. childhood, early My earliest childhood memory is of falling in a pond in winter.
dim, distant, fading, hazy, vague | clear, vivid | affectionate, fond, good, happy, lovely, nostalgic, pleasant, positive, precious, sweet, warm, wonderful | bitter-sweet | bad, bitter, disturbing, embarrassing, horrific, painful, sad, traumatic, unhappy, unpleasant | abiding, enduring, lasting, lingering My abiding memory of our first meeting is of a girl too shy to talk.
VERB + MEMORY bring back, evoke, rekindle, revive, stir (up) | blot out He tried to blot out his memories of the ordeal.
MEMORY + VERB come flooding back, flood back When we visited my old family home, memories came flooding back.
PREP. in ~ of He planted some apple trees in memory of his wife.
~ from Smells and tastes often evoke memories from the past.
~ of fond memories of her childhood

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


I wish my memory was as good as yours.
A student with a poor memory may struggle in school.
short-term memory (=your ability to remember things that you have just seen, heard, or done)
The drug can damage your short-term memory.
long-term memory (=your ability to remember things that happened a long time ago)
Most people's long-term memory is limited.
visual memory (=your ability to remember things you have seen)
Poor spellers often have a weak visual memory.
a photographic memory (=the ability to remember every detail of things that you have seen)
Unless you have a photographic memory, you forget half of what you read as soon as you close the book.
remain/stay/stick in your memory (=be remembered for a long time)
That day will remain in my memory forever.
refresh/jog your memory (=help someone to remember something)
Perhaps this photograph will refresh your memory?
lose your memory (=become unable to remember things that happened in the past)
The blow on the head caused him to lose his memory.
commit something to memory formal (=make yourself remember something)
I've already committed his name to memory.
have a short memory (=if you have a short memory, you soon forget things)
Voters have short memories.
have a long memory (=if you have a long memory, you remember things for a long time)
He has a long memory for people who have let him down.
have a memory like a sieve (=forget things very easily)
I'm sorry, I have a memory like a sieve. I forgot you were coming today!
loss of memory/memory loss (=when you cannot remember things)
The condition can cause dizziness and memory loss.
a lapse of memory/a memory lapse (=when you cannot remember something for a short time)
The alcohol seemed to make him suffer lapses of memory.
if my memory serves (me correctly/right) (=used to say that you are almost certain you have remembered something correctly)
If my memory serves me correctly, Johnson was also there.
something is etched in your memory (=it is impossible to forget)
The date was etched in my memory.
good/bad etc memories
He left school with good memories of his time there.
happy/unhappy memories
Many people have unhappy memories of being forced to play team sports.
fond memories (=about someone or something you like)
She had fond memories of her aunt and uncle.
a painful memory (=very upsetting)
He sobbed as he relived the painful memory.
a vivid memory (=very clear and detailed)
I have vivid memories of that summer.
a clear memory
I have a clear memory of the first time I met David.
a dim/distant memory (=not clear, from a long time ago)
He had only dim memories of his father, who had died when he was four.
a vague memory (=not clear)
I have a vague memory of visiting them when I was small.
a childhood memory
Going to the farm brought back happy childhood memories.
somebody's earliest memory
My earliest memory is of being bitten by a dog.
an abiding/enduring/lasting memory (=that you will always have)
The children's abiding memory of their father is of his patience and gentleness.
have a/have no memory of something (=remember/not remember something)
She had no memory of the accident.
relive a memory (=talk about past events so you remember them again)
Seeing her again was an excuse to relive old memories.
bring back memories (also rekindle/revive memories formal) (=make you remember something)
For many older people, the film brought back memories of the war.
memories come flooding back (=you suddenly remember things clearly)
Evelyn hugged her daughter, as memories came flooding back to her.
a memory fades (=becomes less clear and accurate)
Write down how you felt before the memory fades.
a place is full of memories (=makes you remember things that happened there)
My old home is full of unhappy memories.
be haunted by the memory of something (=be unable to forget something unhappy)
He is haunted by memories of his unhappy childhood.
shudder/wince at the memory of something (=be upset by remembering something)
She shuddered at the memory of her parents fighting.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Each visitor received a small gift as a memory.
GOOD: Each visitor received a small gift as a souvenir.
BAD: I bought six postcards and a few small memories.
GOOD: I bought six postcards and a few small souvenirs.

Usage Note:
memory = something that you remember and see as a picture in your mind, especially an experience that you had a long time ago: 'The old teddy bear brought back vivid memories of my childhood.'
souvenir = something that you buy or obtain in a particular place (especially while on holiday) and keep to remind you of it: 'The vase is a souvenir of my week in Venice.'

BAD: Casanova recorded his adventures in his memories.
GOOD: Casanova recorded his adventures in his memoirs.

Usage Note:
To refer to someone's written account of (a period in) their life, use
memoirs (pronounced /'memwA:z/): 'The former President's long awaited memoirs are to be published next month.'

DUBIOUS: You will remain in our memory and we all hope that you'll visit Greece again next summer.
GOOD: We won't forget you and we all hope that you'll visit Greece again next summer.

Usage Note:
You promise that you will not/never forget someone or the time you spent with them: 'I'll never forget the magic week we spent together in Rome.' The phrase remain in one's memory is grammatical but sounds unnatural.

BAD: I have many happy memories about my childhood.
GOOD: I have many happy memories of my childhood.

Usage Note:
memory of sth : 'He smiled to himself at the memory of his son's first day at school.' 'The order and discipline of the job brought back memories of his army days.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: in memory of

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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