What does memorial mean?

Definitions for memorial
məˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr-memo·ri·al

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. memorialnoun

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

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  2. memorialnoun

    A service of remembrance or commemoration

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  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.

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

  4. memorialadjective

    Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative

    Etymology: From memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memorialadjective

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

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

  2. Memorialadjective

    mnemonic; assisting the memory

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

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

  4. Memorialnoun

    a memorandum; a record

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

  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

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

  6. Memorialnoun

    memory; remembrance

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

  7. Memorialnoun

    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.

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    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. Paul Dergarabedian:

    Memorial Day weekend has gone from being the single most important weekend of the summer to a weekend that has diminished in its power and importance to the overall bottom line.

  2. David McElroy:

    This is our 16thannual event, actually [we] kicked off 18 years ago with the run for the wall going to Washington D.C. for Rolling Thunder on Memorial Day.

  3. Troy Vetterkind:

    There's a little shot of demand out there for beef right now and a lot of it has to do with bookings for Memorial Day and Father's Day.

  4. Tyler Scott:

    We do a big Memorial Day, we do the Fallen heroes table…just a little way to give back and show that we care and that we're here for them.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    Let this be my perpetual memorial day quote for the usa.-any country that cannot provide for the proper healthcare of its citizens should never consider itself worthy of them dying for it in battle. For in a war, no one wins! both sides end up with casualties in body bags and mass graves, and maybe no memorials I am ras cardo who created reggae. You can quote me on that, but do it exactly as written.

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