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com·mem·o·rate

 (kə-mĕm′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. com·mem·o·rat·ed, com·mem·o·rat·ing, com·mem·o·rates
1. To honor the memory of (a person or event, for example), especially with a ceremony. See Synonyms at observe.
2. To serve as a memorial to: The statue commemorates the discovery of anesthesia.

[Latin commemorāre, commemorāt-, to remind : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + memorāre, to remind (from memor, mindful; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots).]

com·mem′o·ra′tor n.

commemorate

(kəˈmɛməˌreɪt)
vb
(tr) to honour or keep alive the memory of
[C16: from Latin commemorāre be mindful of, from com- (intensive) + memorāre to remind, from memor mindful]
comˈmemorative, comˈmemoratory adj
comˈmemoratively adv
comˈmemoˌrator n

com•mem•o•rate

(kəˈmɛm əˌreɪt)

v.t. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
1. to serve as a memorial or reminder of: The monument commemorates a naval victory.
2. to honor the memory of by some observance: to commemorate Bastille Day.
[1590–1600; < Latin commemorātus <com- + memorāre to mention <memor mindful]
com•mem′o•ra`tor, n.

commemorate


Past participle: commemorated
Gerund: commemorating

Imperative
commemorate
commemorate
Present
I commemorate
you commemorate
he/she/it commemorates
we commemorate
you commemorate
they commemorate
Preterite
I commemorated
you commemorated
he/she/it commemorated
we commemorated
you commemorated
they commemorated
Present Continuous
I am commemorating
you are commemorating
he/she/it is commemorating
we are commemorating
you are commemorating
they are commemorating
Present Perfect
I have commemorated
you have commemorated
he/she/it has commemorated
we have commemorated
you have commemorated
they have commemorated
Past Continuous
I was commemorating
you were commemorating
he/she/it was commemorating
we were commemorating
you were commemorating
they were commemorating
Past Perfect
I had commemorated
you had commemorated
he/she/it had commemorated
we had commemorated
you had commemorated
they had commemorated
Future
I will commemorate
you will commemorate
he/she/it will commemorate
we will commemorate
you will commemorate
they will commemorate
Future Perfect
I will have commemorated
you will have commemorated
he/she/it will have commemorated
we will have commemorated
you will have commemorated
they will have commemorated
Future Continuous
I will be commemorating
you will be commemorating
he/she/it will be commemorating
we will be commemorating
you will be commemorating
they will be commemorating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been commemorating
you have been commemorating
he/she/it has been commemorating
we have been commemorating
you have been commemorating
they have been commemorating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been commemorating
you will have been commemorating
he/she/it will have been commemorating
we will have been commemorating
you will have been commemorating
they will have been commemorating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been commemorating
you had been commemorating
he/she/it had been commemorating
we had been commemorating
you had been commemorating
they had been commemorating
Conditional
I would commemorate
you would commemorate
he/she/it would commemorate
we would commemorate
you would commemorate
they would commemorate
Past Conditional
I would have commemorated
you would have commemorated
he/she/it would have commemorated
we would have commemorated
you would have commemorated
they would have commemorated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.commemorate - mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
celebrate, observe, keep - behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
2.commemorate - 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"
3.commemorate - be or provide a memorial to a person or an eventcommemorate - be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead"
remind - put in the mind of someone; "Remind me to call Mother"
monumentalise, monumentalize - record or memorialize lastingly with a monument

commemorate

verb celebrate, remember, honour, recognize, salute, pay tribute to, immortalize, memorialize a gallery of paintings commemorating great moments in baseball history
celebrate forget, ignore, overlook, omit, disregard, pass over, take no notice of

commemorate

verb
1. To honor or keep alive the memory of:
2. To mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing:
Translations
يَحْتَفِل بِذِكْرىيُحْيي ذِكْرى، يكونُ تِذْكارا لِ
připomínatuctívat
mindes
megemlékezik
minnastvera til minningar um
atminimominėtipaminėjimaspaminėti
atzīmētpieminētsvinēt
anısını yaşatmakanmak

commemorate

[kəˈmeməreɪt] VTconmemorar

commemorate

[kəˈmɛmreɪt] vt [+ event, person] → commémorer

commemorate

vtgedenken (+gen); a festival to commemorate the eventeine Feier zum Gedenken an das Ereignis

commemorate

[kəˈmɛməreɪt] vtcommemorare

commemorate

(kəˈmeməreit) verb
1. (of people) to honour the memory of (someone) by a solemn celebration. Once a year we commemorate his death in action by visiting his widow.
2. (of things) to serve as a memorial to (someone or something). This inscription commemorates those who died.
comˈmemorative (-tiv) adjective
comˌmemorˈation noun
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