Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun memory

5 senses of memory

Sense 1
memory -- (something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost")
       => representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)

Sense 2
memory, remembering -- (the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father")
       => basic cognitive process -- (cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge)

Sense 3
memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity -- (the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger")
       => faculty, mental faculty, module -- (one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind)

Sense 4
memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board -- (an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached")
       => memory device, storage device -- (a device that preserves information for retrieval)
       => hardware, computer hardware -- ((computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system)

Sense 5
memory -- (the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; "he taught a graduate course on learning and memory")
       => cognitive psychology -- (an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes)

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