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[mem-uh-rahyz] /ˈmɛm əˌraɪz/

verb (used with object), memorized, memorizing.
to commit to ; learn by heart:
to memorize a poem.
verb (used without object), memorized, memorizing.
to learn by heart:
I’ve always been able to memorize easily.
(transitive) to commit to memory; learn so as to remember

1590s, “commit to writing;” see memory + -ize. The meaning “commit to memory” is from 1838. Related: Memorized; memorizing.


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