What are some alternative words for commemorate?

Synonyms for commemorate
kəˈmɛm əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commemorate, mark(verb)

    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, remember(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"

    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, 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"

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. commemorate

    Synonyms:
    perpetuate, celebrate, solemnize, keep

    Antonyms:
    ignore, drop, abolish, forget, obliviate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commemorate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    celebrate, solemnize

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How to use commemorate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Eric Angely:

    David Pottier said of United States. Thepandemic has wreaked havoc across the world, infecting 6.6 million people, killing over 391,000 and devastating economies.It poses a particular threat to the elderly like the surviving D-Day veterans who are in their late nineties or older. It has also affected the younger generations who turn out every year to mark the occasion. Most have been barred from traveling to the windswept coasts of American Normandy. In this photo taken on Thursday, June 4, 2020, two people stop to look at an information board at Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) Some 160,000 soldiers made the perilous crossing from England that day in atrocious conditions, storming dunes which they knew were heavily defended by German troops determined to hold their positions. Somehow, they succeeded. Yet they left a trail of thousands of casualties who have been mourned for generations since. Last year stood out, with U.S. President Donald Trump joining his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach. A smattering of veterans were honored with the highest accolades. All across the beaches of American Normandy tens of thousands came from across the globe to pay their respects to the dead and laud the surviving soldiers. The acrid smell of wartime-era jeep exhaust fumes and the rumble of old tanks filled the air as parades of vintages vehicles went from village to village. The tiny roads between the dunes, hedges and apple orchards were clogged for hours, if not days. FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French Donald Trump Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron, watch a flyover during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Heading into the D-Day remembrance weekend this year, only the salty brine coming off the ocean on Omaha Beach hits the nostrils, the shrieks of seagulls pierce the ears and a sense of desolation hangs across the regions country roads. Last year this place was full with jeeps, trucks, people dressed up as soldiers.

  3. Philip Hammond:

    Remember, thousands of British servicemen died in the Second World War in Asia and it's right that we commemorate that.

  4. Katherine Cullen:

    We are likely to see people still wanting to commemorate Easter in some way.

  5. Rajendra Nautiyal:

    When I first arrived in the hall there were charcoal drawings all over the walls and maybe one or two very small colored paintings, it was obvious to me that people wanted to claim this space and commemorate the legends that walked these grounds.


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