Definition of Immortalize

1. Verb. Be or provide a memorial to a person or an event. "We memorialized the Dead"

Exact synonyms: Commemorate, Immortalise, Memorialise, Memorialize, Record
Generic synonyms: Remind
Specialized synonyms: Monumentalise, Monumentalize
Derivative terms: Commemoration, Commemorative, Memorial, Memorial, Record



2. Verb. Make famous forever. "This melody immortalized its composer"
Exact synonyms: Eternalise, Eternalize, Eternise, Eternize, Immortalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

Definition of Immortalize

1. v. t. To render immortal; to cause to live or exist forever.

2. v. i. To become immortal.

Definition of Immortalize

1. Verb. (American spelling) (alternative spelling of immortalise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Immortalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Immortalize

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... while Hallam thought the book « enough to immortalize the name ol Machiavelli.» Its chief merit lies in its method, wholly unlike that of the visual ..."

2. Correspondence of James Fenimore-Cooper by James Fenimore-Cooper (1922)
"... Sir, in explaining to you a battle which only needs an artist like you to immortalize it in history. Be so kind as to remember me to Mrs. Cooper, ..."

3. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"Alone, it is sufficient to immortalize the memory of Peter the First. More of the real grandeur of the city and empire hereafter. ..."

4. Vitus Bering: The Discoverer of Bering Strait by Peter Lauridsen (1889)
"HIS DESCRIPTIONS immortalize THE EXPEDITION.—THE SEA-COW.—ITS EXTERMINATION.—NORDENSKJOLD REFUTED.—PREPARATIONS FOR WINTERING.—SAD DEATH OF BERING. ..."

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