What does anniversary mean?

Definitions for anniversary
ˌæn əˈvɜr sə rian·niver·sa·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anniversary, day of remembrancenoun

    the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)

Wiktionary

  1. anniversarynoun

    Of a significant event, a day that is an exact number of years (to the day) since the event occurred. Often preceded by an ordinal number indicating the number of years that have elapsed since the event.

    Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the war.

    Etymology: From the Latin adjective anniversarius, "returning yearly", from vertere, "to turn", + annus, "year".

  2. anniversarynoun

    A day subsequent in time to a given event by some (especially significant) factor other than a year (especially as prefixed by the amount of time in question).

    Etymology: From the Latin adjective anniversarius, "returning yearly", from vertere, "to turn", + annus, "year".

  3. anniversarynoun

    Such, where the event is a wedding.

    We are celebrating our tenth anniversary today.

    Etymology: From the Latin adjective anniversarius, "returning yearly", from vertere, "to turn", + annus, "year".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anniversaryadjective

    returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast

    Etymology: [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.]

  2. Anniversarynoun

    the annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

    Etymology: [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.]

  3. Anniversarynoun

    the day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope

    Etymology: [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.]

  4. Anniversarynoun

    the celebration which takes place on an anniversary day

    Etymology: [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.]

Freebase

  1. Anniversary

    An anniversary is a day that commemorates or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same date of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or, if planned, the inaugural of the event. One year later would be the first anniversary of that event. The word was first used for Catholic feasts to commemorate saints.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anniversary

    an-ni-vėrs′ar-i, adj. returning or happening every year: annual.—n. the day of the year on which an event happened or is celebrated: the celebration proper to such, esp. a mass or religious service. [L. anniversarius; annus, a year, and vertĕre, versum, to turn.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'anniversary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4468

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    Rank popularity for the word 'anniversary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4350

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'anniversary' in Nouns Frequency: #1748

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anniversary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anniversary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of anniversary in a Sentence

  1. Paul Veneto:

    Every anniversary that came up, I thought about them.

  2. Roger Taylor:

    ' Anniversary' is a song that kind of celebrates the time that we've been together as a band, but it's also open to everybody and anything anyone might want to celebrate.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

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Mothers are crazy now, children come out of the vagina, the portal of rabies Do not stick your penis into the socket, the alimentary current will hit What's funny about my initials, I'm Mr. hun sun, hun take it out Who are you, where are our things, why are you sitting here, oh sorry next compartment Bachelor turns into gollum from lord of the rings The lazy one can be seen by the corn teeth Astrological currency forecast, you're done The pinnacle of vanity is when other people dream Five years, the last year of life, and then the first of September Cats are furniture It's hard to have children if you have diabetes, watch them eat sweets I eat fast food and drug addicts sniff my farts and see beautiful glitches Auction is a competition of stupidity, how people set records of stupidity, usually the dumbest one wins when he buys an expensive thing that is gathering dust in the corner The Penis Creates a Split Personality Modern creativity, the sewers broke through Mohawk where the anus, afro fluff over the penis, porcupine on the back, girlish pigtails on the beard, rocker hair on the nipples You have a kept woman, in what sex position do they troll your budget The careerist has big baby nipples, these huge breasts bring back to childhood Menstruation, woman wants blood You're married, what are you sitting for Married anniversary of the death of masculinity In marital duty, first rose petals lead to bed, and eventually chips In the shoe store, everything is used, how many times they tried it on, they won’t tell you Confectionery channel, it was created by sadists naked girl mind blowing Childhood ends when you throw sex toys I hate this world, girls don't sexually harass me Surrounded by sha-shaped girls, this one is the size of Jupiter, this one is Mars, and this Venus, around them satellites are burgers and cola You are rich, buy yourself a shocker to fend off greedy women Inspiration is an erection Fashion is creative vomit anal poop rig When a woman asks you, she seems to point a gun at you When you learn not to look at tits and butts, you have a face like a drug addict who is stoned A careerist is like a girl scout Respect is the decibels of a scream Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Bruce Scates:

    The 100th anniversary is a very important moment because we're at a time now where this campaign ceases to be about memory and slides into history, all of the veterans have died, those with any living memory of the Great War have gone.

  5. Marlon Jackson:

    It was going to be the 10-year anniversary, i remember a year ago I was like, This is too appetizing for the media. Theyre going to do something. This is the time when everyone comes out of the woodwork, the same cast, the same characters that have been discredited throughout the years. They have a platform now to talk about Michael Jackson.

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