memorialize

verb me·mo·ri·al·ize \ -ˌlīz \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of memorialize

memorialized; memorializing
transitive verb
1 : to address or petition by a memorial

memorialization

play \mə-ˌmȯr-ē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-ˈzā-\ noun

Examples of memorialize in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of memorialize

1798

memorialize Synonyms


MEMORIALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

memorialize

verb

Definition of memorialize for English Language Learners

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



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