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English verb: commemorate

1. commemorate (cognition) mark by some ceremony or observation


SamplesThe citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade.


Synonymsmark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)celebrate, keep, observe

2. commemorate (cognition) call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony


SamplesWe remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Remember the dead of the First World War.


Synonymsremember


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

3. commemorate (cognition) be or provide a memorial to a person or an event


SamplesThis sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps.
We memorialized the Dead.


Synonymsimmortalise, immortalize, memorialise, memorialize, record


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remind


Narrower (hyponym)monumentalise, monumentalize









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