Memorial definitions

mə-môr'ē-əl
Memorial is defined as a statue, holiday or statement in honor of an event or someone who has passed away.

An example of a memorial is a speech in honor of a deceased loved one.

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The definition of memorial is relating to something in honor of an event or a person who has passed away.

An example of memorial used as an adjective is in the phrase "memorial service," which means a service in honor of a deceased person.

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Something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or an event.
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A written statement of facts or a petition presented to a legislative body or an executive.
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Serving as a remembrance of a person or an event; commemorative.
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Of, relating to, or being in memory.
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Serving to help people remember some person or event; commemorative.
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Of memory.
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Anything made or done in memory of some person or event, as a monument, trust fund, holiday, charitable donation, etc.
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An informal diplomatic paper.
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A statement of facts, often with a petition that something be done, sent to a governing body, official, etc.
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A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event.
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(law) A statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc.
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Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.

A memorial building.

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Contained in the memory.

A memorial possession.

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Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
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Origin of memorial

Middle English from Old French from Late Latin memoriāle from neuter of Latin memoriālis belonging to memory from memoria memory memory