Associations to the word «Commemorate»


COMMEMORATE, verb. (transitive) To honour the memory of someone or something with a ceremony or object.
COMMEMORATE, verb. (transitive) To serve as a memorial to someone or something.

Dictionary definition

COMMEMORATE, verb. Mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade".
COMMEMORATE, verb. Call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony; "We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz"; "Remember the dead of the First World War".
COMMEMORATE, verb. Be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle