Definitions for commemorate

Definitions for (verb) commemorate

Main entry: commemorate, remember

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

Usage: We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz; Remember the dead of the First World War

Main entry: record, memorialise, memorialize, commemorate, immortalise, immortalize

Definition: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

Usage: This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps; We memorialized the Dead

Main entry: commemorate, mark

Definition: mark by some ceremony or observation

Usage: The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade

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