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COMMEMORATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does commemorate mean? 

COMMEMORATE (verb)
  The verb COMMEMORATE has 3 senses:

1. mark by some ceremony or observation
2. call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
3. be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

  Familiarity information: COMMEMORATE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMMEMORATE (verb)


Sense 1commemorate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark by some ceremony or observation

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

commemorate; mark

Context example:

We marked the anniversary of his death

Hypernyms (to "commemorate" is one way to...):

celebrate; keep; observe (celebrate, as of holidays or rites)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2commemorate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

commemorate; remember

Context examples:

We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz / Remember the dead of the First World War

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 3commemorate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

immortalise; immortalize; memorialize; memorialise; commemorate; record

Context examples:

This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps / We memorialized the Dead

Hypernyms (to "commemorate" is one way to...):

remind (put in the mind of someone)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "commemorate"):

monumentalise; monumentalize (record or memorialize lastingly with a monument)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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