Verb(1) celebrate by some ceremony or observation(2) call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony(3) be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
(1) In the following weeks the people would watch as a tall memorial was built to commemorate those who had died.(2) On old Navy ships, built with teak decks, the first sailors to report to new ships received planks of deck wood to commemorate their being part of the first crew to serve on the ship.(3) In subsequent years, the hour and day was set aside to commemorate the war dead of the Allied nations.(4) Together with many of his old comrades and his wife, Stella, Peter will be at a ceremony in Westminster to commemorate the anniversary of the battle.(5) They are determined to set up a memorial stone to commemorate the 28 Irishmen that were killed in Korea.(6) I was born In The Summer Of '69, and a song was written to commemorate the occasion.(7) The town council expressed little interest, indicating that a memorial should commemorate all those who fell in the war.(8) On Good Friday, continental Europeans commemorate that Christ was crucified and died to absolve our sins and give us eternal salvation.(9) Sixty years on, that spirit is remembered and celebrated as 15 Heads of State participate in a ceremony which will commemorate the values the veterans fought for.(10) He was awarded the Trinity Cross in 1978, his portrait adorned two postage stamps and six calypso songs were penned to commemorate his triumph.(11) Gabriel Fawcett investigates how the Germans commemorate the losses they sustained in the First and Second World Wars.(12) a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the war dead(13) I have laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast to commemorate the British war dead.(14) How does the government intend to commemorate the war dead in the future?(15) The medal was first established in 1856 after the end of the Crimean War to commemorate actions of extreme bravery in the face of the enemy.(16) From April 8 people will be able to opt for a civic ceremony tailored to commemorate the life and times of their loved ones.
1. celebrate ::
2. mark ::
3. memorialise ::
4. remember ::
1. break ::
2. transgress ::
3. violate ::
Different Formscommemorate, commemorated, commemorates, commemorating
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Oh, we should COMMEMORATE
this one with a selfie.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 8
to COMMEMORATE your generosity?
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 2
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