Synonyms of memory
1 recallDictionary • He had a good memory for faces.
recall • He had a total recall of her spoken words.
mind • He spent the next hour going over the trial in his mind.
ability to remember
powers of recall
powers of retention
2 recollectionDictionary • He had happy memories of his father.
recollection • He had no recollection of the crash.
echo • The accident has echoes of past disasters.
remembrance • He had clung to the remembrance of things past.
4 commemorationDictionary • They held a minute's silence in memory of those who had died.
commemoration • a march in commemoration of Malcolm X
respect • I have tremendous respect for him.
honour • One grand old English gentleman at least will be received with honour.
recognition • At last, her father's work has received popular recognition.
tribute • The song is a tribute to Elvis Presley.
remembrance • They wore black in remembrance of those who had died.
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commemorationTo commemorate an important event or person means to remember them by means of a special action, ceremony, or specially-created object. (noun)
• a march in commemoration of Malcolm X
echoA detail or feature which reminds you of something else can be referred to as an echo.
• The accident has echoes of past disasters.
• One grand old English gentleman at least will be received with honour.
Thesaurus for memory from the Collins English Thesaurus
the ability of the mind to store and recall past sensations, thoughts, knowledge, etc