Translation of "memory" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmem·ər·i/ us /ˈmem·ər·i/ plural memories

A2 the part of a computer where information is stored, or the amount of information that can be stored there

This computer is more expensive because it has more memory.

B1 your ability to remember things

I have a good memory for names.

B1 something that you remember

I have nice memories of my childhood.

(Translation of “memory” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈmeməri/ (plural memories)

the power to remember things

He has a good memory for details.

the mind’s store of remembered things

Her memory is full of interesting stories.

something remembered

memories of her childhood.

the time as far back as can be remembered

memoria del hombre/de la humanidad
the coldest winter in memory.

(computing) a part of computer in which information is stored for immediate use.

memorize verb ( (also memoriseBritish))

to learn (something) so well that one can remember all of it without looking

aprender de memoria, memorizar
She memorized the directions.
Memory Stick noun

(computing) a type of memory card (= a small flat device for storing information electronically which is used in portable devices such as digital cameras and mobile/cell phones)

tarjeta de memoria
Memory sticks are an extremely useful way of moving data around.
from memory

by remembering; without using a book etc for reference

de memoria
He recited the whole poem from memory.
in memory of / to the memory of

as a reminder or memorial of

en memoria de, a la memoria de
They built a monument in memory of their dead leader.

(Translation of “memory” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)