mark by some ceremony or observation
"The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade"
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
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, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, record(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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.
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How to use commemorate in a sentence?
Don't say you are diverse and include minorities when you see several buildings on campus that are named after people who didn't even want those people here, we're saying remove his name and then figure out another way to commemorate him - the good and the bad.
When you close a big deal or to commemorate a great event, there's only one choice: Champagne!
Our goal is to remember history, commemorate the martyrs, cherish peace and look to the future, we will extend the invitation to the leaders of all relevant countries and international organizations. No matter who it is, as long as they come in sincerity, we welcome them.
We are likely to see people still wanting to commemorate Easter in some way.
Remember, thousands of British servicemen died in the Second World War in Asia and it's right that we commemorate that.
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- отбелязвам годишнина, напомнямBulgarian
- به یاد بیاوریدPersian
- megemlékez, emlékét őrziHungarian
- بیرهوهریی کردنKurdish
- чтить, ознаменова́ть, ознамено́вывать, почти́тьRussian
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