immortalize

verb im·mor·tal·ize \ i-ˈmȯr-tə-ˌlīz \
|Updated on: 11 Aug 2018

Definition of immortalize

immortalized; immortalizing
: to make immortal

immortalization

play \i-ˌmȯr-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

immortalizer

play \i-ˈmȯr-tə-ˌlī-zər\ noun

Examples of immortalize in a Sentence

  1. The battle was immortalized in a famous poem.

  2. The explorers were immortalized when the mountains were named after them.

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First Known Use of immortalize

circa 1566

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IMMORTALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of immortalize for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (someone or something) to be remembered forever



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