commemorate

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From Latin commemorare, from com- + memorare to remind of (see memory).

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commemorate (third-person singular simple present commemorates, present participle commemorating, simple past and past participle commemorated)

  1. (transitive) To honour the memory of someone or something with a ceremony.
    • On November 11th we commemorate the fallen with a march.
  2. (transitive) To serve as a memorial to someone or something.
    • The cenotaph commemorates the fallen.

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Italian[edit]

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commemorate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of commemorare
  2. second-person plural imperative of commemorare
  3. feminine plural of commemorato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

commemorāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of commemorō