Commemorate - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony (syn: remember)
- be or provide a memorial to a person or an event (syn: immortalize, memorialize)
The festival commemorates the town's founding.
The plaque commemorates the battle that took place here 200 years ago.
Each year on this date we commemorate our ancestors with a special ceremony.
a parade to commemorate the town's bicentenary
Keats' death is commemorated in a fine poem by Shelley.
This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
present participle: commemorating
past tense: commemorated
past participle: commemorated