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verb as in honor, observe occasion

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In 1964, the plaque commemorating their stay was placed on the wall by Lincoln’s bust, recalling the early instance when troops were quartered there.

The sideline consultation between Pederson and Foles for that famed play-call was commemorated with a statue outside Lincoln Financial Field.

The city strung a 6-foot-high, 21-foot-long banner across three columns of City Hall commemorating the division title, and fans have driven from miles away just to snap a picture in front of it.

This time last year we were commemorating the end of a decade and looking ahead to the next one.

National Park Week first started in 1991 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the NPS.

At one point, Turness suggested that Gregory have a live band close out the show to commemorate the death of Nelson Mandela.

So, to commemorate her 75th birthday, the two got matching butterfly tattoos on their wrists.

Instead, the Giglese will commemorate the shipwreck with a prayer service on Jan. 13 every year, and nothing more.

Nearly 10,000 people, most of them freedmen, gathered in the freshly landscaped burial ground to commemorate the dead.

Now, the date is used to commemorate those who have died in all conflicts.

It is not likely that the inhabitants of Ivrea, who thus commemorate her heroic deed, will ever forget their Mugnaia.

It is 421 proposed to commemorate the incident by the erection of a suitable pile.

I remember the leading Dissenters came to Bungay with a piece of plate, to present to Mr. Childs, to commemorate his heroism.

First, though, I'd like to present you a decoration to commemorate your part in this skirmish, Wes.

With what grander monument could one commemorate his little span on earth?


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commemorate, such as: celebrate, memorialize, observe, remember, salute, and admire.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.