Definition of Committal to memory
1. Noun. Learning so as to be able to remember verbatim. "The actor's memorization of his lines"
Generic synonyms: Acquisition, Learning
Specialized synonyms: Rote, Rote Learning
Derivative terms: Memorise, Memorize
Lexicographical Neighbors of Committal To Memory
Literary usage of Committal to memory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) (1883)
"... as well as for the purpose of facilitating certain mental operations—as in arithmetic, the committal to memory of the multiplication tables saves in ..."
2. Annual Report by Cincinnati (Ohio), Board of Education, Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati (Ohio). Board of Education (1881)
"... is to be neglected, it should be the individual recitation. As I said before, declamation is secondary to the committal to memory of literary gems. ..."
3. Manual of school management by Thomas Morrison (1863)
"Indeed, the committal to memory of some of the finer passages of poetry, occurring in the reading-book, is of itself eminently beneficial. ..."
4. The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National Educational Association by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1881)
"As I said before, declamation is secondary to the committal to memory of literary gems. As the value of these extracts, to one in after life will depend, ..."
5. The Mind of Man: A Text-book of Psychology by Gustav Spiller (1902)
"I thought that a want of retentiveness might be overcome by repeated committal to memory. I consequently read three times consecutively a certain work in ..."