Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb commemorate

3 senses of commemorate

Sense 1
commemorate, mark -- (mark by some ceremony or observation; "The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade")
       => observe, celebrate, keep -- (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur")

Sense 2
commemorate, remember -- (call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony; "We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz"; "Remember the dead of the First World War")

Sense 3
commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, record -- (be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead")
       => remind -- (put in the mind of someone; "Remind me to call Mother")

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