Dictionary

monumentalize

verb mon·u·men·tal·ize \-ˈmen-təl-ˌīz\
mon·u·men·tal·izedmon·u·men·tal·iz·ing

Definition of MONUMENTALIZE

transitive verb
:  to record or memorialize lastingly by a monument

Examples of MONUMENTALIZE

  1. <adding to the appeal of the Taj Mahal is the fact that it monumentalizes one man's undying love for his wife>

First Known Use of MONUMENTALIZE

1857

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: monuronPrevious Word in the Dictionary: monumentalAll Words Near: monumentalize
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears