from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make immortal.
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- v. Alternative spelling of immortalise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To become immortal.
- transitive v. To render immortal; to cause to live or exist forever.
- transitive v. To exempt from oblivion; to perpetuate in fame.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render immortal; endow with immortality: as, the demigods immortalized by Jupiter.
- To exempt from oblivion; bestow unending fame upon; perpetuate.
- To become immortal.
- Also spelled immortalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make famous forever
- v. be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
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One feat researchers have accomplished in the lab is using telomerase to "immortalize" human cells.
I wanted to start doing some clips with my baby girl in order to 'immortalize' her.
Well if they can "immortalize" liver cells, then why can't they immortalized * all* of my cells?
Michael Jackson friends and fans are making an effort to pay tribute to and "immortalize" the 'King of Pop'.
There is no doubt citizens protesting the results of the June presidential election have made efficient use of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and blogs to 'immortalize' their movement and broadcast scenes of violence by security forces, but the centerpoint of this movement are the people and not technology.
It should immortalize the "contributions" of those who've managed to disregard every moral and ethical standard in the pursuit of selfish gain.
Iranian citizens have continued to use the internet to immortalize other Iranian martyrs of the protest movement (a.k.a. “Green Movement”).
Of course, all of this begs the question: Which "Twilight" character should they immortalize in plastic next?
And here was the same paradox, to a degree, which every artist faced: to immortalize time, one must kill it a little bit first.
Here at the Huffington Post, we have put together a list of 21 iconic mausoleums or tombs, ancient and modern, that reflect people's need to immortalize the important figures of their time, or their own selves.