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See definition of commemorating on Dictionary.com
  • as inretaining
  • as inremembering

synonyms for commemorating

  • accommodating
  • arresting
  • cherishing
  • confining
  • embracing
  • employing
  • engaging
  • having
  • hiring
  • holding
  • keeping
  • owning
  • possessing
  • preserving
  • remembering
  • restraining
  • saving
  • securing
  • seizing
  • suppressing
  • sustaining
  • taking
  • withholding
  • working
  • holding back
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How to use commemorating in a sentence

The outside was very prettily painted for the occasion—Venus commemorating her birth from the ocean.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
The enthusiast standing by Clowes expended the last relics of his voice in commemorating the fact that his side had the lead.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
An old inscription is still seen on the tower, commemorating its building by one of the earlier Garibaldis.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
They called him 'Bangs' thereafter, commemorating, as schoolboys use, with an affectionate nickname their esteem.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Four counties may be set together as commemorating large events in history.
REVOLUTIONARY READERSOPHIE LEE FOSTER
Some expositors claim that the beginning of the year in Ezekiel's vision was in the month of Nisan commemorating the Passover.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
The ceilings and walls are hung with pious offerings, commemorating strange deliverances at sea.
FROM THE THAMES TO THE TIBERJ. WARDLE
Also some beautiful tablets of embossed metal commemorating the first musical festival held in 1877.
TYROL AND ITS PEOPLECLIVE HOLLAND
The Divine method of commemorating the drying up of the Jordan was a very simple one.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
For place-names commemorating heroes of alien tribes are common enough on English ground.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMEMORATING

  • bringing back
  • celebrating
  • commemorating
  • looking back
  • memorializing
  • recollecting
  • recollection
  • reliving
  • reminiscence
  • reminiscing
  • thinking back
  • thinking of
  • accommodating
  • arresting
  • cherishing
  • commemorating
  • confining
  • embracing
  • employing
  • engaging
  • having
  • hiring
  • holding
  • holding back
  • keeping
  • owning
  • possessing
  • preserving
  • remembering
  • restraining
  • saving
  • securing
  • seizing
  • suppressing
  • sustaining
  • taking
  • withholding
  • working
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.