[mem-wahr, -wawr] /ˈmɛm wɑr, -wɔr/
a record of events written by a person having intimate knowledge of them and based on personal observation.
a biography or biographical sketch.
a collection of reminiscences about a period, series of events, etc, written from personal experience or special sources
an autobiographical record
a collection or record, as of transactions of a society, etc
a biography or historical account, esp one based on personal knowledge
an essay or monograph, as on a specialized topic
(obsolete) a memorandum
“personal record of events,” 1650s, plural of memoir.
early 15c., “written record,” from Anglo-French memorie “note, memorandum, something written to be kept in mind” (early 15c., Old French memoire), from Latin memoria (see memory). Meaning “person’s written account of his life” is from 1670s.
- Memoised function
- Memoized function