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 for recollect
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recollect \Rec"ol*lect\ (r[e^]k"[o^]l*l[e^]kt), n. [See
     Recollet.] (Eccl.)
     A friar of the Strict Observance, -- an order of Franciscans.
     [Written also Recollet.] --Addis & Arnold.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Re-collect \Re`-col*lect"\ (r[=e]`k[o^]l*l[e^]kt"), v. t. [Pref.
     re- + collect.]
     To collect again; to gather what has been scattered; as, to
     re-collect routed troops.
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           God will one day raise the dead, re-collecting our
           scattered dust.                          --Barrow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recollect \Rec`ol*lect"\ (r[e^]k`[o^]l*l[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. &
     p. p. Recollected; p. pr. & vb. n. Recollecting.] [Pref.
     re- + collect: cf. L. recolligere, recollectum, to collect.
     Cf. Recollet.]
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     1. To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to
        the mind or memory; to remember.
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     2. Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover
        self-command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of
        anger; -- sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle.
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              The Tyrian queen . . .
              Admired his fortunes, more admired the man;
              Then recollected stood.               --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  recollect
      v 1: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't
           remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her
           last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do
           you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
           [syn: remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call
           up, recollect, think] [ant: blank out, block,
           draw a blank, forget]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "recollect":
     arouse, awaken, bring back, bring to mind, call back, call to mind,
     call up, cite, conjure up, evoke, go back, go back over, hark back,
     look back, mind, rally, recall, recall to mind, recapture, reevoke,
     reflect, remember, remind, reminisce, retain, retrace, retrospect,
     review, review in retrospect, revive, rouse, see in retrospect,
     stir, summon up, think back, think of, use hindsight, waken
  
  

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  RECOLLECT, v.  To recall with additions something not previously
  known.
  

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