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IMMORTALISE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does immortalise mean? 

IMMORTALISE (verb)
  The verb IMMORTALISE has 2 senses:

1. be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
2. make famous forever

  Familiarity information: IMMORTALISE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMMORTALISE (verb)


Sense 1immortalise [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 "immortalise" is one way to...):

remind (put in the mind of someone)

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

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

Sentence frames:

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


Sense 2immortalise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make famous forever

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

eternalise; eternalize; eternise; immortalize; immortalise; eternize

Context example:

This melody immortalized its composer

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

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frames:

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


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