Pronunciation: (mem'u-rīz"), [key]
—v., -rized, -riz•ing.
to commit to memory; learn by heart: to memorize a poem.
to learn by heart: I've always been able to memorize easily. Also, esp. Brit.,mem'o•rise".
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