Synonyms of memory


1. memory, representation, mental representation, internal representation

usage: something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost"

2. memory, remembering, basic cognitive process

usage: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"

3. memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity, faculty, mental faculty, module

usage: the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"

4. memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board, memory device, storage device, hardware, computer hardware

usage: an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

5. memory, cognitive psychology

usage: the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; "he taught a graduate course on learning and memory"

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