What does Memorial mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Memorial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. memorial, commemoration, remembrance(noun)

    a recognition of meritorious service

  2. memorial(noun)

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

  3. memorial, monument(noun)

    a structure erected to commemorate persons or events

Wiktionary

  1. memorial(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  2. memorial(Noun)

    A service of remembrance or commemoration

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  3. memorial(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  4. memorial(Adjective)

    Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memorial(adj)

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

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

  2. Memorial(adj)

    mnemonic; assisting the memory

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

  3. Memorial(noun)

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

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

  4. Memorial(noun)

    a memorandum; a record

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

  5. Memorial(noun)

    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

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

  6. Memorial(noun)

    memory; remembrance

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

  7. Memorial(noun)

    a species of informal state paper, much used in negotiation

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

Freebase

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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. Ken Leslie:

    Thanks to so many Americans who care, it thrills us to know that over 2,100 formerly homeless veterans in 18 states will be able to honor their fallen comrades this Memorial Day in a place called home.

  2. Mike Commisso:

    I think we can all agree the significance of the Washington Monument is really far greater than the architectural qualities or even its height, it continues to serve as a memorial to one of the most influential and prominent public figures in our nation's history.

  3. Paul Dergarabedian:

    Look at' Avengers : Endgame,' that opened in April,' Black Panther' was last February and' Star Wars' is now usually in December, a slow Memorial weekend is no longer a harbinger of a terrible summer. It's just another long weekend on the calendar.

  4. Ilya Yashin:

    Nemtsov as a symbol was and is very dangerous for the Putin regime, but the more they destroy his memorial, the brighter a symbol he will become.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    In his honor, we will continue to pressure the Pentagon to recognize the Frank E. Evans on the Vietnam Memorial.

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