recall

  • 1 recall — re‧call [rɪˈkɔːl ǁ ˈkɒːl] verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE if a company recalls one of its products, it asks customers to return it because there may be something wrong with it: • The company was forced to recall one range of cereals after several… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Recall — may refer to:*Product recall *Recall election *Letter to recall sent to return an ambassador from a country, either as a diplomatic protest or because the diplomat is being reassigned elsewhere and is being replaced by another envoy *Recall to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 recall — re·call /ri kȧl, rē ˌkȯl/ n 1: a call to return a recall of workers 2: the right or procedure by which an official may be removed by vote of the people a recall petition 3: the act of revoking 4: a public cal …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Recall — Re*call (r[ e]*k[add]l ), v. t. 1. To call back; to summon to return; as, to recall troops; to recall an ambassador. [1913 Webster] If Henry were recalled to life again. Shak. 2. To revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; to take back; to withdraw; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Recall — (aus dem Lateinischen und Englischen zusammengefasst: re, zurück und call, rufen) ist: Zweite Runde des Castings bei Casting Shows Recall und Precision ist ein Maß zur Beschreibung der Güte eines Suchergebnisses in der Informatik und in der… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 recall — [n1] remembrance anamnesis, memory, recollection, reminiscence; concept 529 Ant. forgetfulness recall [n2] request for return annulment, cancellation, nullification, recision, repeal, rescindment, rescission, retraction, revocation, withdrawal;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 Recall — Re*call , n. 1. A calling back; a revocation. [1913 Webster] T is done, and since t is done, t is past recall. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) A call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc. Wilhelm.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 recall — ► VERB 1) remember. 2) cause one to remember or think of. 3) officially order to return. 4) (of a manufacturer) request the return of (faulty products). 5) reselect (a sports player) as a member of a team. 6) call up (stored computer data). ► …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 recall — [ri kôl′; ] also, & for n. & vt. 4 usually [, rē′kôl΄] vt. 1. 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 2. to bring back… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 recall — (v.) 1580s, to bring back by calling upon, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + CALL (Cf. call) (v.); in some cases a loan translation of M.Fr. rappeler (see REPEAL (Cf. repeal)) or L. revocare (see REVOKE (Cf. revoke)). Sense of …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 recall — vb 1 recollect, *remember, remind, reminisce, bethink, mind Analogous words: evoke, elicit, extract, *educe: *stir, rouse, arouse, waken, awaken 2 *revoke, reverse, repeal, rescind Analogous words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 recall — re|call1 W2S3 [rıˈko:l US ˈri:ko:l] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(remember something)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(product)¦ 4¦(computer)¦ 5¦(be similar to something)¦ 6¦(politics)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(REMEMBER SOMETHING)¦ [I,T not in progressive] to remember a particular fact,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 recall — I n. remembrance 1) beyond recall memory 2) complete, total recall signal recalling troops 3) to sound the recall II v. 1) ( to remember ) to recall distinctly, vividly 2) (d; tr.) ( to remember ) to recall as (I recall him as a very bashful… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 recall — ♦♦ recalls, recalling, recalled (The verb is pronounced [[t]rɪkɔ͟ːl[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]ri͟ːkɔːl[/t]].) 1) VERB When you recall something, you remember it and tell others about it. [V that] Henderson recalled that he first met… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 recall — re|call1 [ rı kɔl ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to remember something: Twenty years later he could still clearly recall the event. recall (that): I seem to recall that you said you would do that yesterday. recall who/where/why etc.:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 recall — I UK [rɪˈkɔːl] / US [rɪˈkɔl] verb Word forms recall : present tense I/you/we/they recall he/she/it recalls present participle recalling past tense recalled past participle recalled *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to remember something Twenty… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 recall — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Recall is used before these nouns: ↑election, ↑petition, ↑vote {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ clearly, distinctly, vividly, well …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 recall — 1 verb (T) 1 REMEMBER STH (not in progressive) to deliberately remember a particular fact, event, or situation from the past, especially in order to tell someone about it: recall that: I seem to recall that Barry was with us at the time. | recall …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 recall — 01. I don t [recall] having spoken about it to her before, but she assures me that we discussed it just last week. 02. She didn t [recall] having met me before, but I was sure I d seen her at a friend s party. 03. A major auto manufacturer has… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 recall — recallable, adj. v. /ri kawl /; n. /ri kawl , ree kawl/ for 7 9, 12, 13; /ree kawl/ for 10, 11, v.t. 1. to bring back from memory; recollect; remember: Can you recall what she said? 2. to call back; summon to return: The army recalled many… …

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