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SOLEMNISE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does solemnise mean? 

SOLEMNISE (verb)
  The verb SOLEMNISE has 3 senses:

1. observe or perform with dignity or gravity
2. perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies
3. make solemn and grave

  Familiarity information: SOLEMNISE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOLEMNISE (verb)


Sense 1solemnise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Observe or perform with dignity or gravity

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

solemnise; solemnize

Context example:

The King solemnized this day of morning

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

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2solemnise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

solemnise; solemnize

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

marry; splice; tie; wed (perform a marriage ceremony)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3solemnise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make solemn and grave

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

solemnise; solemnize

Context example:

This ceremony solemnized our hearts

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

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

Sentence frames:

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


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