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Definition of memory:

  1. A memorial.
  2. Something, or an aggregate of things, remembered; hence, character, conduct, etc., as preserved in remembrance, history, or tradition; posthumous fame; as, the war became only a memory.
  3. The actual and distinct retention and recognition of past ideas in the mind; remembrance; as, in memory of youth; memories of foreign lands.
  4. The faculty of the mind by which it retains the knowledge of previous thoughts, impressions, or events.
  5. The reach and positiveness with which a person can remember; the strength and trustworthiness of one's power to reach and represent or to recall the past; as, his memory was never wrong.
  6. The time within which past events can be or are remembered; as, within the memory of man.

Synonyms:

stock, recall, retrospect, fund, retentiveness, depot, storehouse, mind, thought, warehousing, consciousness, fantasy, memory board, computer memory, storage, repositing, computer storage, remembering, remember, concept, entrepot, shop, holding, retention, mindfulness, representation, retentivity, keeping, vision, picture, retrospection, store, reposition.

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