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


  1. memorial(Noun)

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

  2. memorial(Noun)

    A service of remembrance or commemoration

  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.

  4. memorial(Adjective)

    Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative

  5. Origin: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memorial(adj)

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

  2. Memorial(adj)

    mnemonic; assisting the 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

  4. Memorial(noun)

    a memorandum; a record

  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

  6. Memorial(noun)

    memory; remembrance

  7. Memorial(noun)

    a species of informal state paper, much used in negotiation

  8. Origin: [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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce Memorial?

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How to say Memorial in sign language?

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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. Sara Brady:

    Pulse is NOT reopening as a memorial.

  2. Todd StarnesShow:

    That memorial was desecrated by city leaders.

  3. Irwin Michael:

    Stocks tend to firm up around Memorial Day weekend.

  4. Mayor Hatch:

    It was clear to us it was a memorial to fallen veterans.

  5. Harold Macmillan:

    Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set.

Images & Illustrations of Memorial

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