What does Memorial mean?

Definitions for Memorial
məˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr-Memo·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. memorial, commemoration, remembrancenoun

    a recognition of meritorious service

  2. memorialnoun

    a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

  3. memorial, monumentnoun

    a structure erected to commemorate persons or events


  1. memorialnoun

    A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event

  2. memorialnoun

    A service of remembrance or commemoration

  3. memorialnoun

    a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc.

  4. memorialadjective

    Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative

  5. Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memorialadjective

    serving to preserve remembrance; commemorative; as, a memorial building

  2. Memorialadjective

    mnemonic; assisting the memory

  3. Memorialnoun

    anything intended to preserve the memory of a person or event; something which serves to keep something else in remembrance; a monument

  4. Memorialnoun

    a memorandum; a record

  5. Memorialnoun

    a written representation of facts, addressed to the government, or to some branch of it, or to a society, etc., -- often accompanied with a petition

  6. Memorialnoun

    memory; remembrance

  7. Memorialnoun

    a species of informal state paper, much used in negotiation

  8. Etymology: [F. mmorial, L. memorialis, fr. memoria. See Memory.]


  1. Memorial

    A memorial is an object which serves as a focus for memory of something, usually a person or an event. Popular forms of memorials include landmark objects or art objects such as sculptures, statues or fountains, and even entire parks.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. memorial

    An official petition on account of services performed.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. memorial

    An address to the government on any matter of public service.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Memorial' in Nouns Frequency: #2115

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Memorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Memorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Memorial in a Sentence

  1. Irwin Michael:

    Stocks tend to firm up around Memorial Day weekend.

  2. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin:

    The memorial is about the life that George Floyd lived, and this is a time to embrace the family with expressions of love and kindness.

  3. Eric Echevarria:

    It’s all about what the value [of the memorial] is or what the meaning is to you.

  4. Tiger Woods:

    There's plenty of time, i needed tournament golf and it was nice to have Memorial in there and to be able to play a golf course that's that difficult, that hard, that demanding from tee to green.

  5. Fan Liqing:

    We welcome Taiwan compatriots to participate in memorial activities, and hope people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait can always remember history, cherish the memory of martyrs and rally together through war victory activities.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. proprietary
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. articulate

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