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memorialize

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verb me·mo·ri·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of memorialize

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

Full Definition of memorialize

me·mo·ri·al·izedme·mo·ri·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to address or petition by a memorial

  3. 2 :  commemorate

me·mo·ri·al·i·za·tion play \mə-ˌmȯr-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>



1798

First Known Use of memorialize

1798



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