Definitions of recall:
  • noun:   the act of removing an official by petition
  • noun:   the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    Example: "He has total recall of the episode"
  • noun:   a bugle call that signals troops to return
  • noun:   a call to return
    Example: "The recall of our ambassador"
  • noun:   a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
  • verb:   cause to be returned
    Example: "Recall the defective auto tires"
  • verb:   make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution
    Example: "The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty"
  • verb:   cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
    Example: "She was recalled by a loud laugh"
  • verb:   summon to return
    Example: "The ambassador was recalled to his country"
  • verb:   call to mind
  • verb:   recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
  • verb:   go back to something earlier

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