American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To ask or order to return: recalled all workers who had been laid off.
- v. To summon back to awareness of or concern with the subject or situation at hand.
- v. To remember; recollect. See Synonyms at remember.
- v. To cancel, take back, or revoke.
- v. To bring back; restore.
- v. To request return (of a product) to the manufacturer, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
- n. The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return.
- n. A signal, such as a bugle call, used to summon troops back to their posts.
- n. The ability to remember information or experiences.
- n. The act of revoking.
- n. The procedure by which a public official may be removed from office by popular vote.
- n. The right to employ this procedure.
- n. A request by the manufacturer of a product that has been identified as defective to return it, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To call back from a distance; summon or cause to return or to be returned; bring back by a call, summons, or demand: as, to recall an ambassador or a ship; we cannot recall our lost youth.
- To call back to mind or perception; renew the memory or experience of; bring again, as something formerly experienced.
- To revoke; take back, as something given or parted with; countermand; abrogate; cancel: as, to recall a decree or an order; to recall an edition of a book.
- Synonyms Recant, Abjure, etc. (see renounce); Repeal, Rescind, etc. (see abolish).
- n. A calling back; a summons to return; a demand for reappearance, as of a performer after he has left the stage (usually indicated by long-continued applause): as, the recall of an ambassador; the recall of an actor.
- n. A calling back to mind; the act of summoning up the memory of something; a bringing back from the past.
- n. Revocation; countermand; retraction; abrogation.
- n. A musical call played on a drum, bugle, or trumpet to summon back soldiers to the ranks or to camp.
- n. A signal-flag used to recall a boat to a ship.
- n. The action or fact of calling someone or something back.
- n. Memory; the ability to remember.
- n. In Information retrieval, the fraction of (all) relevant material that is returned by a search
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To call back; to summon to return
- v. To revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; to take back; to withdraw.
- v. To call back to mind; to revive in memory; to recollect; to remember.
- n. A calling back; a revocation.
- n. (Mil.) A call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc.
- n. The right or procedure by which a public official, commonly a legislative or executive official, may be removed from office, before the end of his term of office, by a vote of the people to be taken on the filing of a petition signed by a required number or percentage of qualified voters.
- n. Short for recall of judicial decisions, the right or procedure by which the decision of a court may be directly reversed or annulled by popular vote, as was advocated, in 1912, in the platform of Progressive party for certain cases involving the police power of the state.
- v. make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution
- v. summon to return
- v. cause to be returned
- n. a bugle call that signals troops to return
- n. the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
- n. a call to return
- v. cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
- v. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
- v. call to mind
- n. a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
- v. go back to something earlier
- n. the act of removing an official by petition
- From re- + call, probably modelled on Latin revocare, French rappeler, English withcall. (Wiktionary)
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