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Pronunciation:  `memu'randum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a written proposal or reminder

MEMORANDUM is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: memo, memoranda
 See Also: aide-memoire, note, position paper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mem`o*ran"dum\, n.; pl. E. {Memorandums}, L.
{Memoranda}. [L., something to be remembered, neut. of
memorandus, fut. pass. p. of memorare. See {Memorable}.]
1. A record of something which it is desired to remember; a
   note to help the memory.

         I . . . entered a memorandum in my pocketbook.

         I wish you would, as opportunity offers, make
         memorandums of the regulations of the academies.
                                               --Sir J.

2. (Law) A brief or informal note in writing of some
   transaction, or an outline of an intended instrument; an
   instrument drawn up in a brief and compendious form.

{Memorandum check}, a check given as an acknowledgment of
   indebtedness, but with the understanding that it will not
   be presented at bank unless the maker fails to take it up
   on the day the debt becomes due. It usually has Mem.
   written on its face.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are making a memoranda indicates unfruitful business with little or no gain, but much worry and distress. Seeing others making memorandum in your dream means that you will be called upon to aid a person in need.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: An informal note or instrument embodying something the parties desire to have in written evidence.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adversaria, aide-memoire, annotation, announcement, chit, cue, diary, directive, dispatch, docket, entry, epistle, flapper, footnote, hint, item, jogger, jotting, letter, marginal note, marginalia, memo, memoir, memorial, message, minute, minutes, missive, notation, note, notice, prompt, prompter, prompting, record, register, registry, remembrance, remembrancer, reminder, scholia, scholium, tickler