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remembrance

re·mem·brance

remembrance

 
pronunciation:
rih mem brns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of remembering.
synonyms:
memory, recall, recollection, reminiscence
definition 2: the state or condition of being remembered.
synonyms:
memory
definition 3: an idea or memory that is held in the mind.
synonyms:
memory, recollection, reminiscence
definition 4: the period of time encompassed by one's memory.
synonyms:
memory
definition 5: a token of one's affection; memento.
synonyms:
keepsake, memento, relic, reminder, souvenir, token
Word Parts
The word remembrance contains the following parts:
memor, member, membr Latin root that means memory
synonyms:
mne, mnes, mnest
 
-ance, -ence, -ency, -ancy Latin noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, or act of
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The suffix group -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy attaches to verbs and Latin verb stems to create nouns. The suffix -ance is usually attached to whole English words, whereas -ence is usually attached to roots: compare eloquence and acceptance . For most nouns ending in -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy , there is a correponsponding adjective form ending in -ant, -ent.