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Definitions and Synonyms of commemorate | Another word for commemorate | What is commemorate?

Definition 1: call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony - [verb of cognition]

Samples where commemorate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for commemorate in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event - [verb of cognition]

Samples where commemorate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for commemorate in the sense of this definition

(commemorate is a kind of ...) put in the mind of someone

"Remind me to call Mother"

(... is a kind of commemorate ) record or memorialize lastingly with a monument

Definition 3: celebrate by some ceremony or observation - [verb of cognition]

Samples where commemorate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for commemorate in the sense of this definition

(commemorate is a kind of ...) behave as expected during of holidays or rites

"Keep the commandments" "celebrate Christmas" "Observe Yom Kippur"

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