Definition of Memory:

  1. The faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information.

  2. The part of a computer in which data or program instructions can be stored for retrieval.

  3. Electronic space provided by silicon chips (semiconductor memory chips) or magnetic/optical media as temporary or permanent storage for data and/or instructions to control a computer or execute one or more programs. Two main types of computer memory are: (1) Read only memory (ROM), smaller part of a computers silicon (solid state) memory that is fixed in size and permanently stores manufacturers instructions to run the computer when it is switched on. (2) Random access memory (RAM), larger part of a computers memory comprising of hard disk, CD, DVD, floppies etc., (together called secondary storage) and employed in running programs and in archiving of data. Memory chips provide access to stored data or instructions that is hundreds of times faster than that provided by secondary storage.

  4. Something remembered from the past; a recollection.

Synonyms of Memory

RAM, Anamnesis, Anniversaries, Archetypal pattern, Archetype, Awareness, Celebrating, Celebration, Ceremony, Cognizance, Commemoration, Consciousness, Disk memory, Dressing ship, Drum memory, Engram, Fanfare, Fanfaronade, Father image, Festivity, Flourish of trumpets, Heroic legend, High-speed memory, Holiday, Homage, Honor, Image, Imago, Immortal name, Immortality, Jubilee, Legend, Looking back, Marking the occasion, Memento, Memorialization, Memory trace, Memory tubes, Mind, Observance, Ovation, Recall, Recollection, Reexperiencing, Reflection, Rejoicing, Religious rites, Reliving, Remembrance, Reminiscence, Respect, Retention, Retentiveness, Retrospection, Revel, Revival, Rite, Ritual observance, Salute, Salvo, Solemn observance, Solemnization, Souvenir, Storage, Storage system, Storage unit, Tape memory, Testimonial, Testimonial banquet, Testimonial dinner, Thought, Toast, Traumatic trace, Tribute, Triumph, Unconscious memory, Undying fame, Youth, Recollection, Remembrance, Reminiscence, Evocation, Reminder, Souvenir, Echo, Impression, Memory bank, Store, Cache, Disk, RAM, ROM

How to use Memory in a sentence?

  1. During an initialization phase, an access code is stored in a memory of a computer system.
  2. One of my earliest memories is of sitting on his knee.
  3. Ive a great memory for faces.

Meaning of Memory & Memory Definition