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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • refresh the memory — Synonyms and related words: bring to recollection, brush up, carry back, get up on, give a hint, give the cue, hold the promptbook, jog the memory, nag, nudge, polish up, prompt, prompt the mind, put in mind, put in remembrance, recall, remember …   Moby Thesaurus

  • To refresh the memory — Refresh Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refresh your memory — refresh (your) memory to help you to remember something. McNamara has refreshed his memory by listening to a tape recording of the meeting. Usage notes: often used by lawyers when asking questions in a trial: “Will this photograph I now show you… …   New idioms dictionary

  • refresh your memory —    1. to give information through duress    Police usage and quite different from consulting an aide mémoire:     They compel reluctant prisoners to refresh their memories. (Lavine, 1930, describing violence by the New York police)    2. to… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • refresh one's memory — index recall (remember) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 refresh one s memory …   Law dictionary

  • Refresh — Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh}, a.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Memory — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Memory >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 memory memory remembrance Sgm: N 1 retention retention retentiveness Sgm: N 1 tenacity tenacity Sgm: N 1 veteris vestigia flammae veteris vestigia flammae Sgm: N 1 tablets of the… …   English dictionary for students

  • refresh someone's memory — refresh someone’s memory phrase to make someone remember something Don’t you remember what you said? Let me refresh your memory. Thesaurus: to cause someone to remembersynonym Main entry: refresh * * * refresh someone s memory : to remind someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refresh — may refer to:*Refresh rate, the rate at which a display illuminates *Meta refresh, an HTML tag *Memory refresh, reading and writing to the same area of computer memory *Refreshable Braille display, a device for blind computer users* Refresh My… …   Wikipedia

  • refresh memory — refresh (your) memory to help you to remember something. McNamara has refreshed his memory by listening to a tape recording of the meeting. Usage notes: often used by lawyers when asking questions in a trial: “Will this photograph I now show you… …   New idioms dictionary

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