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    recall - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recall

    Definition
    (noun) a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    Synonyms : callback
    Definition
    (noun) a call to return
    Example Sentence
    • the recall of our ambassador
    Definition
    (noun) a bugle call that signals troops to return Definition
    (noun) the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    Synonyms : recollection , reminiscence
    Example Sentence
    • he has total recall of the episode
    Definition
    (noun) the act of removing an official by petition Definition
    (verb) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) go back to something earlier
    Synonyms : come back , hark back , return
    Example Sentence
    • This harks back to a previous remark of his
    Definition
    (verb) call to mind
    Synonyms : echo
    Example Sentence
    • His words echoed John F. Kennedy
    Definition
    (verb) summon to return
    Synonyms : call back
    Example Sentence
    • The ambassador was recalled to his country
    • The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession
    Definition
    (verb) cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
    Example Sentence
    • She was recalled by a loud laugh
    Definition
    (verb) make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution
    Example Sentence
    • The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be returned
    Synonyms : call back , call in , withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • recall the defective auto tires
    • The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt
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