Definition of recollect :
1. A friar of the Strict Observance, - an order of Franciscans.
2. Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover self- command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of anger; - sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle.
3. To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to the mind or memory; to remember.
mobilize, regain, call, call up, think, call-back, commend, mind, guess, retrieve, hark back, phone, believe, telephone, come back, mean, mobilise, conceive, return, cogitate, reckon, call in, commemorate, bring forward, find, opine, cerebrate, suppose, think back, retain, recover, look back on, intend, echo, think of, rally, consider, bring to mind, bethink, ring, withdraw, revive, imagine
remember (part of speech: verb)
- Do you not recollect how you used to say, that no man could wish for more than had fallen to you?" - "Sintram and His Companions", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge.
- " There is one thing," he said, " which we should be wise to recollect- that whatever Cartoner may know or may not know will go no farther. - "The Vultures", Henry Seton Merriman.
- Prepositions, you recollect, connect words, and so do conjunctions: how, then, can you tell a conjunction from a preposition? - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.