monumentalize


mon·u·men·tal·ize

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

Definition of MONUMENTALIZE

:  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

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