early 14c., "keep in mind, retain in the memory," from Old French remembrer "remember, recall, bring to mind" (11c.), from Latin rememorari "recall to mind, remember," from re- "again" (see re-) + memorari "be mindful of," from memor "mindful" (see memory). Meaning "recall to mind" is late 14c.; sense of "to mention" is from 1550s. Also in Middle English "to remind" (someone). An Anglo-Saxon verb for it was gemunan.
remember re·mem·ber (rĭ-měm'bər)
v. re·mem·bered, re·mem·ber·ing, re·mem·bers
To recall to the mind; think of again.
To retain in the memory.
To return to an original shape or form after being deformed or altered.