Definitions for recall

Definitions for (noun) recall

Main entry: recall

Definition: the act of removing an official by petition

Main entry: recollection, reminiscence, recall

Definition: the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)

Usage: he has total recall of the episode

Main entry: recall

Definition: a bugle call that signals troops to return

Main entry: recall

Definition: a call to return

Usage: the recall of our ambassador

Main entry: callback, recall

Definition: a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

Definitions for (verb) recall

Main entry: think, call back, call up, recall, retrieve, recollect, remember

Definition: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

Usage: I can't remember saying any such thing; I can't think what her last name was; can you remember her phone number?; Do you remember that he once loved you?; call up memories

Main entry: recall

Definition: cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression

Usage: She was recalled by a loud laugh

Main entry: call back, recall

Definition: summon to return

Usage: The ambassador was recalled to his country; The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession

Main entry: hark back, return, recall, come back

Definition: go back to something earlier

Usage: This harks back to a previous remark of his

Main entry: call back, call in, recall, withdraw

Definition: cause to be returned

Usage: recall the defective auto tires; The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt

Main entry: recall

Definition: make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution

Usage: The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty

Main entry: recall, echo

Definition: call to mind

Usage: His words echoed John F. Kennedy

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