Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To think about or tell of past experiences or events.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To indulge in reminiscences; relate past events; recollect. [Colloq.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To recall the past in a private moment, often fondly or nostalgically.
  • verb intransitive To talk or write about memories of the past, especially pleasant memories.

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

  • verb recall the past

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from reminiscence.]

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Back-formation from reminiscence, from Latin reminīscēns, present participle of reminīscor ("remember").

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