Meaning of solemnize
Pronunciation: (sol'um-nīz"), [key]
— v., -nized, -niz•ing.
- to perform the ceremony of (marriage).
- to hold or perform (ceremonies, rites, etc.) in due manner.
- to observe or commemorate with rites or ceremonies: to solemnize an occasion with prayer.
- to go through with ceremony or formality.
- to render solemn, serious, or grave; dignify.
- to become solemn; conduct oneself with solemnity.
- solemnize (Thesaurus)