Definitions

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  • n. An oral narrative from memory relating a personal experience, especially the precursor of a legend.
  • v. To commemorate
  • v. To memorize

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To commemorate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mention for remembrance; commemorate.

Etymologies

From Latin memoratus, past participle of memorare ("to bring to remembrance, mention, recount"), from memor ("remembering"); see memory. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Rolling Stone put us on the cover (me in lascivious cheerleader drag) to com - memorate our receiving their reader awards for Artist of the Year, Band of the Year, Best Album, and Best Single ( "Dreams").

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  • Volum us insuper et ordinamus quod Abbas ejusdem monasterii qui pro tempore fuerit de cousensu saniorum de Conventu specialiter constituat unum monachum providum et discretum ad recipiendum ordinandum et expendendum totam summam pecunie memorate pro utilitate conventus secundum votum et intencionem mentis nostre superius annotatum et ad reddendum fidele compotum coram Abbate et Maioribus de Conventu singulis annis de pecunia sic recepta.

    The Monastery

  • So I was reminded of, and should like to memorate, some things that Eliot said about I.A. Richards in 1927, which Steiner had no need to mention but which are apt to his book.

    Playboy of the Western Word

  • Vezi ca am renuntat la apstroful din coada nick-ului zugravu ... cica de'aia au fost probleme cu unele comentarii de-a mele (nu erau memorate pe site, poate iti amintesti).

    Blogul iubitorilor de seriale Tv - TvBlog

  • To sum up the whole in a word: to keep the Sabbath, to worship God in publick. to make a publick profession of religion, to be baptized, to com - memorate the death of Chiist, to form into a church or religious society, and to exercise a proper watch and discipline over one another, are the principal positive duties enjoined upon christians under the gospel dis - pensation.

    Sermons on various important subjects of doctrine and practice

  • The city of Worcester may appropriate a sum not exceed - ing seventy-five hundred dollars for the purpose of providing a suitable gift for the U.S. S. "Worcester" to properly com - memorate the dedication and commissioning of the afore - said ship.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • It is suggested and requested that this Commonwealth make an appropriation to erect for said monument a bronze statue of a soldier of colonel Glover's regiment to com - memorate the distinguished services so rendered by the soldiers of Massachusetts.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • A commission of five persons, to be known as the Provincetown Tercentenary Commission, shall be ap - pointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the council, for the purpose of establishing at Provincetown and in the neighboring towns permanent memorials to com - memorate the three hundredth anni\ersary of the signing of the compact in the cabin of the Mayflower and the first landing of the Pilgrims on American soil.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • In the opening lines the poet thus calls on the Skipperii, or Skippers: ” 'Linquite skellatas botas, shippasque picatas, Whistlantesque simul fechtam memorate blodeam, Fechtam terribilem, quam marvellaverat omnis Banda Deum, quoque Nympharum Cockelshelearum.'

    Life of Johnson

  • Chap. 64: 2 An Act authorizing the erection of a plaque to com - memorate THE MEN FROM MASSACHUSETTS WHO WERE AWARDED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOR HEROIC SERVICES IN WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN CAMPAIGN.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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