commemorate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ku-mem'u-rāt"), [key]
— -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
  1. to serve as a memorial or reminder of: The monument commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  2. to honor the memory of by some observance: to commemorate the dead by a moment of silence; to commemorate Bastille Day.
  3. to make honorable mention of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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