monumentalize

verb mon·u·men·tal·ize \ -ˈmen-tᵊl-ˌīz \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of monumentalize

monumentalized; monumentalizing
transitive verb
: to record or memorialize lastingly by a monument

Examples of monumentalize in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of monumentalize

1857

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