memorialize

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

me·mo·ri·al·ize

transitive verb \-ˌlīz\

: to do or create something that causes people to remember (a person, thing, or event)

me·mo·ri·al·izedme·mo·ri·al·iz·ing

Full Definition of MEMORIALIZE

1
:  to address or petition by a memorial
2
me·mo·ri·al·i·za·tion \mə-ˌmr-ē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-ˈzā-\ noun

Examples of MEMORIALIZE

  1. an exciting period in history that has been memorialized in many popular books and movies
  2. <at the entrance to the park stands a statue memorializing the novelist Sir Walter Scott>

First Known Use of MEMORIALIZE

1798

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