Recall definitions

rĭ-kôl'
To recall is defined as to bring, call back or remember.

An example of to recall is someone having a memory of their first kiss.

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To ask or order to return.

Recalled all workers who had been laid off.

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To cancel, take back, or revoke.

Recall a move in chess.

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To bring back; restore.
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To subject (an elected official) to a recall.
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To request return of (a product) to the manufacturer, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
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To remember; recollect.

I don't recall her name.

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To be reminiscent of; seem similar to.

A movie that recalls the screwball comedies of the 1940s.

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To summon back to awareness of or concern with the subject or situation at hand.

The opening of the door recalled me from my reverie.

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The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return.

The recall of the ambassador.

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A signal, such as a bugle call, used to summon troops back to their posts.
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The ability to remember information or experiences.

Has total recall of the accident.

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The act of revoking.

The recall of an answer in a spelling bee.

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A request by the manufacturer of a product that has been identified as defective to return it, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
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The procedure by which an elected official may be removed from office by popular vote.
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The right to employ this procedure.
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To call back; ask or order to return; specif., to ask purchasers to return (an imperfect or dangerous product), often so that a manufacturing defect can be corrected.
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To bring back to mind; remember.
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To take back; cancel; annul; revoke; withdraw.
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To remove from office by the process of recall.
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To bring (the mind, attention, etc.) back, as to the immediate situation.
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To revive.
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The act of recalling.
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The ability to remember; memory.
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A signal, as on a bugle or drum, calling soldiers back to camp or ranks.
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The process of removing, or right to remove, an official from office by popular vote, usually after using petitions to call for such a vote.
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A removal of a public official from office by means of a popular vote to prematurely end his or her term of service.
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A product manufacturer’s requesting the public to return faulty products for replacement or repair, required by the Consumer Safety Act.
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To withdraw, retract (one's words etc.); to revoke (an order). [from 16th c.]
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To call back, bring back or summon (someone) to a specific place, station etc. [from 16th c.]

He was recalled to service after his retirement.

She was recalled to London for the trial.

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To bring back (someone) to or from a particular mental or physical state, activity etc. [from 16th c.]
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To call back (a situation, event etc.) to one's mind; to remember, recollect. [from 16th c.]
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(intransitive) To call again, to call another time. [from 17th c.]
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To request or order the return of (a faulty product). [from 20th c.]
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The action or fact of calling someone or something back.
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In Information retrieval, the fraction of (all) relevant material that is returned by a search.
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To call again.
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Origin of recall

From re- +"Ž call, probably modelled on Latin revocare, French rappeler, English withcall.