Meaning of semantic memory in English:

semantic memory

nounsemantic memories

mass noun
  • 1Psychology
    A type of long-term memory involving the capacity to recall words, concepts, or numbers, which is essential for the use and understanding of language.

    • ‘if patients lose semantic memory, they struggle with knowledge of everyday objects in the world, and have trouble communicating’
    1. 1.1count noun A recollection of a word, concept, or number.
      • ‘the extraction of semantic memories and associated emotions’