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

3 senses of recollection

Sense 1
remembrance, recollection, anamnesis -- (the ability to recall past occurrences)
       => memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity -- (the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger")

Sense 2
recall, recollection, reminiscence -- (the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode")
       => memory, remembering -- (the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father")

Sense 3
recollection -- (something recalled to the mind)
       => memory -- (something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost")

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