memorandum: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mem"u-ran'dum), [key]
— pl. -dums, -da
  1. a short note designating something to be remembered, esp. something to be done or acted upon in the future; reminder.
  2. a record or written statement of something.
  3. an informal message, esp. one sent between two or more employees of the same company, concerning company business: an interoffice memorandum.
  4. a writing, usually informal, containing the terms of a transaction.
  5. a summary of the state of an issue, the reasons for a decision agreed on, etc.
  6. a document transferring title to goods but authorizing the return of the goods to the seller at the option of the buyer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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