Definition of By memory

1. Adverb. By committing to memory. "She knew the poem by heart"

Exact synonyms: By Heart

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Lexicographical Neighbors of By Memory

by experimentation
by far
by fits and starts
by foot
by golly
by gum
by gummy
by hand
by heart
by hook or by crook
by inches
by jingo
by luck
by machine
by means of
by memory (current term)
by mistake
by mouth
by nature
by no means
by one's lights
by one's own hand
by oneself
by owner
by rail
by right of office
by rights
by sail
by selection
by small degrees

Literary usage of By memory

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue by Stopford Augustus Brooke, Thomass William Hazen Rolleston (1900)
"by memory INSPIRED Said to have been composed by J. Kearney, ... BY memory inspired And love of country fired, The deeds of MEN I love to dwell upon ..."

2. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"by memory INSPIRED. by memory inspired And love of country fired, The deeds of MEN I love to dwell upon; And the patriotic glow Of my Spirit must bestow A ..."

3. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"And this question may be asked at the end of any demonstration whatever; because it is a question concerning the truth of perception by memory. ..."

4. The English Review (1846)
"Taken down by Memory, short-hand writer to the Court. Leicester: Combe and Co. London: Rivingtons, 1836. pp. 28. AMONG the manifold sources of sorrow which ..."

5. Music: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and (1893)
"... knew by memory most of the music he would need. Mr. Middelschulte told mne that Haupt knew by memory all of Bach's works, and played them without notes. ..."

6. The British Essayistsedited by Alexander Chalmers edited by Alexander Chalmers (1807)
"... Senex on our Neglect of the Improvement and of the Progress of Time—Proposal by Memory Modish for a new Sort of Memorandum-book of Things to ..."

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