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Synonyms for commemorate
kəˈmɛm əˌreɪtcom·mem·o·rate

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 2 votes

  1. commemorate

    To celebrate any event or occasion is to make some demonstration of respect or rejoicing because of or in memory of it, or to perform such public rites or ceremonies as it properly demands. We celebrate the birth, commemorate the death of one beloved or honored. We celebrate a national anniversary with music and song, with firing of guns and ringing of bells; we commemorate by any solemn and thoughtful service, or by a monument or other enduring memorial. We keep the Sabbath, solemnize a marriage, observe an anniversary; we celebrate or observe the Lord's Supper in which believers commemorate the sufferings and death of Christ.

    Synonyms:
    celebrate, keep, observe, solemnize

    Antonyms:
    contemn, despise, dishonor, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, profane, violate

    Preposition:
    We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. commemorate

    Synonyms:
    perpetuate, celebrate, solemnize, keep

    Antonyms:
    ignore, drop, abolish, forget, obliviate

Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 2 votes

  1. commemorate, markverb

    mark by some ceremony or observation

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

    Synonyms:
    distinguish, pit, note, mark, pock, tick, nock, differentiate, strike out, notice, punctuate, score, brand, grade, record, immortalize, check off, cross off, memorialise, stigmatize, remember, strike off, mark off, stigmatise, denounce, tag, scar, immortalise, label, set, tick off, memorialize, cross out, check

  2. commemorate, rememberverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    recall, call back, recollect, immortalise, retrieve, record, mark, immortalize, remember, memorialise, memorialize, think, call up, commend, think of, think back

  3. commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, recordverb

    be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

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

    Synonyms:
    eternalize, enter, eternalise, record, put down, mark, immortalize, register, eternize, remember, memorialize, memorialise, tape, read, immortalise, eternise, show

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. commemorateverb

    Synonyms:
    celebrate, solemnize

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How to use commemorate in a sentence?

  1. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    On May 8, for the first time, the people of Ukraine will join the European tradition to commemorate the victims of World War Two, the very next day in Moscow, under the pretext of the Great Victory, the aggressor's army will brandish its lethal might in front of the world. Some of the units were in Donetsk a few days ago and soon they will appear on the military parade in Moscow.

  2. Poland Janusz Urbanski:

    I wanted to make a big boat to commemorate her, maybe this is the biggest ship made from match sticks.

  3. Dorothy Gaiter:

    When you close a big deal or to commemorate a great event, there's only one choice: Champagne!

  4. Ilya Somin:

    Some cemeteries could be good places for these monuments because there they are just meant to commemorate the dead and not honor an unjust cause, there are cemeteries in Germany where the dead from World War I and World War are buried and there is more about remembering those who died while not harkening back to the cause.

  5. Felippe Angeli:

    Even though there is no direct order (to kill), you have a governor and officials that use this language, that we should commemorate the deaths of suspects, that a (police) operation was successful when there were nine or 10 deaths, this ends up having an impact.


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