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I used in a sentence: your most memorable dream. I meant it as the dream I thought of first. It was interpreted as the dream which is remembered with the most detail.

Memorable means, "worth remembering" or "easily remembered." I looked at recall and it means, "to bring back from memory." I didn't think that fit.

Can I use memorable in my sentence and have it mean "thought of first" or is there a better word? What word would I use to state "remembered with the most detail."

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    The interpreter of your statement applied the more obvious meaning of the phrase your most memorable dream. – ScotM Feb 16 '15 at 5:31
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    IF I really wanted to know which dream a person thinks of first, I might ask, "What's the first dream that comes to mind?" I would also interpret "most memorable" as the one I remember the most about. – Jim Feb 16 '15 at 5:35
  • I don't think it's necessary to make the distinction; if you remember something first when asked about it, it must be the most memorable, and vice versa. – user3109672 Feb 16 '15 at 7:32
  • "best remembered" dream. – Kris Feb 16 '15 at 7:33
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    A cursory google-search resulted in: memorable adjective: worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of being special or unusual. BTW, hello & welcome to ELU! Thank you for participating. There’s a lot to learn about the site, like how to ask a good question or provide a good answer. I’d recommend you start by taking the tour. And check out the resource links here resource links. Have fun, and we’ll see you around. – user98990 Feb 16 '15 at 11:03
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  1. vivid: of a picture, memory, dream, etc. seeming like real life because it is very clear, bright, or detailed. Example; " a vivid dream."

  2. obvious is what we think of first.Example: " it is obvious why you remembered this dream first" or "it's an obvious dream."

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    I'd think a "vivid dream" is a dream in which you feel like you're in real like. – user3109672 Feb 16 '15 at 7:29

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