Memorize Mem"o*rize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Memorized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Memorizing}.] [See {Memory}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to be remembered; hence, to record. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They neglect to memorize their conquest. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

They meant to . . . memorize another Golgotha. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To commit to memory; to learn by heart. [1913 Webster]

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