- a remembering or being remembered
- the power to remember
- something remembered; memory
- the extent of time over which one can remember
- an object that serves to bring to mind or keep in mind some person, event, etc.; souvenir, gift, keepsake, memento, etc.
- commemoration: in remembrance of the deceased
- [pl.] greetings
Origin of remembranceMiddle English from OFr: see remember and -ance
- a. The act or process of remembering.b. The state of being remembered: holds him in fond remembrance.
- Something serving to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or event; a memorial.
- The length of time over which one's memory extends: events within my remembrance.
- Something remembered; a reminiscence.
- A souvenir.
- remembrances Greetings: Please give my remembrances to your mother.
Origin of remembranceMiddle English from Old French from remembrer to remember ; see remember .
- The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
- The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
- Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.
- That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
- Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
Old French remembrance, from the verb remembrer, from Late Latin rememorari. Equivalent to remember +"Ž -ance.