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be remembered as (something)

To be widely known for something, such as an accomplishment. That choreographer will be remembered as a true innovator in the world of dance.
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be remembered for (something)

To be widely known for something, such as an accomplishment. That choreographer will be remembered for all of her innovations in the world of dance.
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something to remember (one) by

A memento or keepsake to remind one of someone. I'll miss you too. Here, keep my hat—something to remember me by.
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Remember me to someone.

Please carry my good wishes to someone. (The someone can be a person's name or a pronoun.) Tom: My brother says hello. Bill: Oh, good. Please remember me to him. Tom: I will. Fred: Bye. John: Good-bye, Fred. Remember me to your Uncle Tom.
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remember someone as something

to recall someone as being a particular type of person. I remember Terri as a rather cheerful girl, always willing to help out. William will be remembered as a grouchy person.
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remember someone in one's will

to bequeath something to someone in one's will. My uncle always said he would remember me in his will. He failed to remember me in his will.
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remember someone to someone

to carry the greetings of someone to someone else. Please remember all of us to your uncle. I will remember you to my brother, who asks of you often.
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Remember to write,

 and Don't forget to write. 
1. Lit. a final parting comment made to remind someone going on a journey to write to those remaining at home. Alice: Bye. Mary: Good-bye, Alice. Remember to write. Alice: I will. Bye. Sally: Remember to write! Fred: I will!
2. Fig. a parting comment made to someone in place of a regular good-bye. (Jocular.) John: See you tomorrow. Bye. Jane: See you. Remember to write. John: Okay. See you after lunch. Jane: Yeah. Bye. Remember to write.
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something to reˈmember somebody by

(informal) a punishment, especially a physical one: If I ever catch you stealing my apples again, I’ll give you something to remember me by.

be reˈmembered as/for something

be famous or known for a particular thing that you have done in the past: He is best remembered as the man who brought jazz to Britain.A natural journalist, he will be remembered for his words rather than his actions.
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remember to

v.
To deliver greetings from someone to someone else: Please remember me to your family.
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can’t remember a fucking thing

and CRAFT
phr. & comp. abb. a phrase said when one’s memory fails. (Usually objectionable.) Gee, I’m getting old. CRAFT. What’s your name, again? I can’t remember a fucking thing!
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can’t remember shit

and CRS
phr. & comp. abb. can’t remember anything. (Usually objectionable.) Tom can’t remember shit. He has to write everything down. I was diagnosed with CRS. It comes with age!
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Memories can be analyzed for the thinking, feeling, physical experience, and behavior the rememberer associates with them (Disque & Bitter, 2004).
In his monumental treatise The Principles of Psychology published in 1890, just seven years before his brother Henry completed his popular novella, William James claimed that what we think of as memory is not a mere "copy" of the past but "on the contrary, a very complex representation, that of the fact to be recalled plus" all its later associations--an ongoing reconstruction of experience deemed as integral to the emerging identity of the rememberer (1904, 650).
In this particular case the memory also marks the rememberer de se as the agent of the burying that was the referent of the memory.
Finally, for advertisers, one of the most significant observations about the differences between the two memory systems commented on by Tulving and echoing the words of James is that "Remembered past events somehow belong (italics mine) to the rememberer.
since both are restored or made more "whoie" by the encounter it would seem that these two rememberers are the real protagonists of these novels.
Fussell's work with the irony of modern memory seems to have a place here: "By applying to the past a paradigm of ironic action, a rememberer is enabled to locate, draw forth, and finally shape into significance an event or a moment which otherwise would emerge without meaning into the general undifferentiated stream" (30).
According to Hanni Woodbury, the function of these addresses "is to lift the pain of mourning and loss, to restore the bereaved to normality, and to help them resume their ordinary social relationships, with the help of the Finisher of Faculties, the Master of All, The Sky Rememberer.
The story is, as promised, focused not on the act of remembering or even on the rememberer but on the world as remembered.
Instead this new narrator, this new rememberer, was capable of logic and rationality, of giving in Delbo's "external" way time-ordered, storylike narratives.
Indeed, the whole process of composing a text involves a person in a continuous switching back and forth between the roles of author and audience, whether as writer and reader, speaker and listener, or thinker and rememberer.
But remembrance is potent; once its force is unleashed and the status quo named fetid and stagnant, the rememberer is implicitly charged to move forward in that bright light which says, responsibility is yours now.
This same necessary distance between the rememberer and the remembered allows for an active rather than a passive sort of memory to function within us and between us.
22) Ginsberg wrote this essay (dated May 17-June 9, 1972), titled "The Visions of the Great Rememberer," in homage after the death of Jack Kerouac in 1969.
Collingwood, historical knowledge draws its strength from evidence while memory derives knowledge from "the personal consciousness of the rememberer who alone could experience its authority" (Cubitt 33).
The [emphasis of American folk music] is on the solo song rememberer and his silent audience," and I thought of Ashbery.