memorialize memorialize  /mə ˈmɔ ri ə ˌlaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) address in a memorial
  2. (v) be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He's not the first person you'd choose to memorialize the shooting victims, but music critic Josh Tyrangiel says Kelly's newly released.
  2. The winner, Maya Ying Lin, was a Chinese-American undergraduate at Yale: to memorialize men killed in a war in Asia, an Asian female studying at an old antiwar hotbed.
  3. Today gays and lesbians memorialize that night each year with a weekend of rallies, parades and partiesa spectacle as inspiring and raunchy as the Stonewall itself.

News

  1. Hanover group asks donations for Patrick Henry statue

    Local Patrick Henry enthusiasts say they’ve searched just about every crevice in Hanover County and reached a surprising conclusion: There are no life-size statues to memorialize Virginia’s first post
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  2. Welcome to ‘Kyle’s Koncessions’

    BOURBON — Tears flowed and memories abounded as family and friends gathered Wednesday to memorialize Kyle Pugh of Bourbon at the dedication of newly-completed “Kyle’s Koncessions” at the Little League/Softball fields.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bourbon News-Mirror

  3. Here's the Video for Chris Brown's "Don't Think They Know", Featuring Aaliyah's Vocals

    Leave it to Chris Brown to be the one to memorialize the late Aaliyah in hologram form. As promised, he's got a new single (off his forthcoming album X ) called "Don't Think They Know" , which features a previously unheard Aaliyah vocal track. The video for the single, which kicks off with the dramatic text about gun violence and unity, pictures Chris Brown as some kind of community leader/hero ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Pitchfork

Quotes

  1. "It will memorialize their common understandings to this point," and look ahead to negotiations the two sides expect to begin in earnest after the session, McCormack told The Associated Press.
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: USA Today

  2. "Mr. Jones was murdered in a place built to memorialize humanity's most unspeakable murders," Reid said. "He was a victim of violence and hatred in a place dedicated to teaching us the evils of violence and hatred. He was a target of...
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: FOXNews

  3. "We've just tried to recognize and memorialize what Bill has done," 49ers owner John York said of the club's weeks of memorials to its former coach and general manager. "I think this is very appropriate for Bill, and I'm glad we were able to...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: John York Source: SportingNews.com

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