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  • Knowing completely; as having committed completely to memory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. in the closest or most thorough manner. “Composing songs, for fools to get by heart” (that is, to commit to memory, or to learn thoroughly).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by committing to memory


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  • memoriter is perhaps a near Latin equivalent. 'Memorize' doesn't have the same connotation. By heart has a sense of being deeply and thoroughly ingrained.

    December 30, 2011