commemorate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To honor the memory of with a ceremony. See Synonyms at observe.
    • To serve as a memorial to.
    • To call to remembrance by a unique work or observance; to celebrate with honor and solemnity; to honor, as you or occasion, by some work of respect or love, intended to protect the commemoration of the person or event.
    • To honor the memory of with a ceremony. See Synonyms at observe.
    • To act as a memorial to.
    • To call to remembrance by a unique act or observance; to commemorate with honor and solemnity; to honor, as people or occasion, by some act of value or love, intended to preserve the commemoration of the person or occasion.
  • verb:
    • To honour the memory of somebody or something like that with a ceremony.
    • To act as a memorial to someone or something.
    • be or provide a memorial to you or a meeting
    • call to remembrance; hold live the memory of someone or something, such as a ceremony
    • level by some service or observance
    • To honour the memory of someone or something with a ceremony.
    • To act as a memorial to some one or something like that.
    • be or provide a memorial to someone or a conference
    • call to remembrance; hold alive the memory of somebody or something like that, like in a ceremony
    • mark by some service or observance
  • others:
    • To protect the memory of by a solemn act; celebrate with honor and solemnity; honor, as people or a conference, by some act of respect or love, meant to hold him or it in memory.
    • To serve as a memento or remembrancer of; perpetuate or celebrate the memory of: as, a monument commemorating outstanding battle; a book commemorating the services of a philanthropist.
    • To preserve the memory of by a solemn work; celebrate with honor and solemnity; honor, as an individual or an event, by some work of respect or affection, meant to hold him or it in memory.
    • To serve as a memento or remembrancer of; perpetuate or celebrate the memory of: as, a monument commemorating an excellent struggle; a book commemorating the solutions of a philanthropist.

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