remember etymology

English word remember comes from Latin memor (Mindful, remembering. That has a good memory.), Latin re-, Italian rememoror, Late Latin rememorārī

Detailed word origin of remember

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
memor Latin (lat) Mindful, remembering. That has a good memory.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
rememoror Italian (ita)
rememorārī Late Latin (LL)
memoror Latin (lat) I am mindful of. I remember.
rememorari Late Latin (LL)
rememoror Latin (lat) I call to mind. I remember again.
*rememorare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
rememorare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
remembrer Old French (fro) (intransitive) to remember. (transitive) to remind.
remembren Middle English (enm) (transitive) to remember.
remember English (eng) (intransitive) To engage in the process of recalling memories.. (obsolete) To put in mind; to remind (also used reflexively). To convey greetings from.. To keep in mind, be mindful of. To memorize; to put something into memory.. To not forget (to do something required). To recall from one's memory; to have an image in one's memory.

Words with the same origin as remember

Descendants of memor
member remembrance
Descendants of re-
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