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remember

[rɪme̱mbə(r)]

remembers, remembering, remembered

  1. VERB If you remember people or events from the past, you still have an idea of them in your mind and you are able to think about them.

  2. VERB If you remember that something is the case, you become aware of it again after a time when you did not think about it.

  3. VERB: usu with brd-neg If you cannot remember something, you are not able to bring it back into your mind when you make an effort to do so.

  4. VERB If you remember to do something, you do it when you intend to.

  5. VERB (emphasis) You tell someone to remember that something is the case when you want to emphasize its importance. It may be something that they already know about or a new piece of information.

  6. VERB: usu passive If you say that someone will be remembered for something that they have done, you mean that people will think of this whenever they think about the person.

  7. VERB: no cont, usu imper If you ask someone to remember you to a person who you have not seen for a long time, you are asking them to pass your greetings on to that person.

  8. VERB: only to-inf If you make a celebration an occasion to remember, you make it very enjoyable for all the people involved.

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remember1/8
rɪme̱mbə(r)If you remember people or events from the past, you still have an idea of them in your mind and you are able to think about them.Examples

[V n/-ing] You wouldn't remember me. I was in another group...
[V n/-ing] I certainly don't remember talking to you at all...
[V ] I remember her being a dominant figure...
[V ] I remembered that we had drunk the last of the coffee the week before...
[V ] I can remember where and when I bought each one...
I used to do that when you were a little girl, remember?

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remember

verb
Basic forms
Pastremembered
Imperativeremember
Present Participle (Participle I)remembering
Past Participle (Participle II)remembered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I rememberwe remember
you rememberyou remember
he/she/it remembersthey remember
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am rememberingwe are remembering
you are rememberingyou are remembering
he/she/it is rememberingthey are remembering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have rememberedwe have remembered
you have rememberedyou have remembered
he/she/it has rememberedthey have remembered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been rememberingwe have been remembering
you have been rememberingyou have been remembering
he/she/it has been rememberingthey have been remembering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I rememberedwe remembered
you rememberedyou remembered
he/she/it rememberedthey remembered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was rememberingwe were remembering
you were rememberingyou were remembering
he/she/it was rememberingthey were remembering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had rememberedwe had remembered
you had rememberedyou had remembered
he/she/it had rememberedthey had remembered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been rememberingwe had been remembering
you had been rememberingyou had been remembering
he/she/it had been rememberingthey had been remembering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will rememberwe shall/will remember
you will rememberyou will remember
he/she/it will rememberthey will remember
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be rememberingwe shall/will be remembering
you will be rememberingyou will be remembering
he/she/it will be rememberingthey will be remembering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have rememberedwe shall/will have remembered
you will have rememberedyou will have remembered
he/she/it will have rememberedthey will have remembered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been rememberingwe shall/will have been remembering
you will have been rememberingyou will have been remembering
he/she/it will have been rememberingthey will have been remembering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would rememberwe should/would remember
you would rememberyou would remember
he/she/it would rememberthey would remember
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be rememberingwe should/would be remembering
you would be rememberingyou would be remembering
he/she/it would be rememberingthey would be remembering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have rememberedwe should/would have remembered
you would have rememberedyou would have remembered
he/she/it would have rememberedthey would have remembered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been rememberingwe should/would have been remembering
you would have been rememberingyou would have been remembering
he/she/it would have been rememberingthey would have been remembering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am rememberedwe are remembered
you are rememberedyou are remembered
he/she/it is rememberedthey are remembered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being rememberedwe are being remembered
you are being rememberedyou are being remembered
he/she/it is being rememberedthey are being remembered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been rememberedwe have been remembered
you have been rememberedyou have been remembered
he/she/it has been rememberedthey have been remembered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was rememberedwe were remembered
you were rememberedyou were remembered
he/she/it was rememberedthey were remembered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being rememberedwe were being remembered
you were being rememberedyou were being remembered
he/she/it was being rememberedthey were being remembered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been rememberedwe had been remembered
you had been rememberedyou had been remembered
he/she/it had been rememberedthey had been remembered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be rememberedwe shall/will be remembered
you will be rememberedyou will be remembered
he/she/it will be rememberedthey will be remembered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been rememberedwe shall/will have been remembered
you will have been rememberedyou will have been remembered
he/she/it will have been rememberedthey will have been remembered