memorialize

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verb me·mo·ri·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of memorialize

memorialized

memorializing

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

  3. 2 :  commemorate

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>

1798

First Known Use of memorialize

1798


MEMORIALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

memorialize

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verb me·mo·ri·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

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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