Synonyms and Antonyms of commemorate
1 to be a memorial of a stone obelisk commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill Synonyms memorialize, monumentalize Related Words celebrate, keep, observe, remember; enshrine, exalt, glorify, honor; bless, consecrate, sanctify, solemnize Near Antonyms disgrace, dishonor
2 to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony let's commemorate Martin Luther King Day with readings of some of Dr. King's speeches Synonyms celebrate, keep, observeRelated Words bless, consecrate, sanctify, solemnize; fete (or fête), honor, laud, praise; memorialize, rememberNear Antonyms blow off, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlookAntonyms break, transgress, violate
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