Meaning of commemorate
Pronunciation: (ku-mem'u-rāt"), [key]
— -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
- to serve as a memorial or reminder of: The monument commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
- to honor the memory of by some observance: to commemorate the dead by a moment of silence; to commemorate Bastille Day.
- to make honorable mention of.
- commemorate (Thesaurus)