What is another word for immortalize?

Pronunciation: [ɪmˈɔːtə͡lˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Immortalize refers to the act of commemorating someone or something for future generations. There are several synonyms for this word, including perpetuate, commemorate, memorialize, enshrine, eulogize, and canonize. Perpetuate implies the idea of preserving something for an indefinite period. Commemorate stresses the celebration of a person or event. Memorialize refers to the aspect of preserving the memory of the subject. Enshrine indicates the concept of keeping something sacred. Eulogize suggests the honor and praise of a person who has passed away. Lastly, canonize specifically refers to the act of making someone a saint or placing them in a revered status. All these synonyms have the purpose of preserving and honoring someone or something for eternity.

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Usage examples for Immortalize

Short as was his public tenure he did enough to immortalize his name.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
If only for a moment I could shine, And blaze in splendor like a shooting star,- If only by a glorious deed I could immortalize the name of Catiline With everlasting glory and renown,- Then gladly should I, in the hour of triumph, Forsake all things,-flee to a foreign strand;- I'd plunge the dagger in my exiled heart, Die free and happy; for I should have lived!
"Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans"
Henrik Ibsen
Such was the man who was to immortalize his name in many a contest, until his glory paled before the greater genius of Wellington.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose

Famous quotes with Immortalize

  • Memory can immortalize a dream. Beyond temporarily there is eternity. Lost Dreams.
    Erik Pevernagie
  • A magical portal opened inside my mind and conducted me into an astonishing world.by means of poetry all this suffering and effort could be transformed into dream; no matter how much of the ephemeral existed, poetry could immortalize it by turning it into song.
    Nikos Kazantzakis

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