recall etymology

English word recall comes from English call, English re-

Detailed word origin of recall

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
call English (eng) (baseball, cricket) (of a fielder): To shout to other fielders that he intends to take a catch (thus avoiding collisions).. (cricket) (of a batsman): To shout directions to the other batsman on whether or not they should take a run.. (heading) To name, identify or describe.. (heading) To use one's voice.. (heading, intransitive) To visit.. (heading, sport) Direct or indirect use of the [...]
re- English (eng) A completive or intensification of the base; up, a-, out. Again, anew. Back, backward.
recall English (eng) (transitive) To bring back (someone) to or from a particular mental or physical state, activity etc. [from 16th c.]. (transitive) To call back (a situation, event etc.) to one's mind; to remember, recollect. [from 16th c.]. (transitive) To call back, bring back or summon (someone) to a specific place, station etc. [from 16th c.]. (transitive) To request or order the return of (a faulty [...]

Words with the same origin as recall

Descendants of re-
reborn rebuild recognize reconsider reconstruction recover recreate redo refill relay release remark reopen repair replace replacement reschedule reset resign resort rethink retire rewind rewrite