WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re-col•lect  (rē′kə lekt),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to collect, gather, or assemble again (something scattered).
  2. to rally (one's faculties, powers, spirits, etc.);
    recover or compose (oneself ).
  • 1605–15

rec•ol•lect  (rek′ə lekt),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to recall to mind;
    recover knowledge of by memory;
    remember.
  2. to absorb (oneself ) in spiritual meditation, esp. during prayer.

v.i. 
  1. to have a recollection;
    remember.
rec′ol•lective, adj. 
rec′ol•lective•ly, adv. 
rec′ol•lective•ness, n. 
  • Medieval Latin recollēctus, past participle of recolligere to remember, recollect (Latin: to gather up again); see re-, collect1
  • 1550–60
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  remember. 
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged forget.

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