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KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋkɒl 〕


〔 riˊkɒːl 〕

Overview of noun recall

The noun recall has 5 senses

  • recall, callback -- (a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair))

  • recall -- (a call to return; "the recall of our ambassador")

  • recall -- (a bugle call that signals troops to return)

  • recall, recollection, reminiscence -- (the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode")

  • recall -- (the act of removing an official by petition)

Overview of verb recall

The verb recall has 7 senses

  • remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think -- (recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories")

  • hark back, return, come back, recall -- (go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his")

  • echo, recall -- (call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy")

  • recall, call back -- (summon to return; "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession")

  • recall -- (cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression; "She was recalled by a loud laugh")

  • recall -- (make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution; "The company recalled the product when it was found to be faulty")

  • recall, call in, call back, withdraw -- (cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt")