(noun, adjective)


1. Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.

- a memorial building

2. Contained in the memory.

- a memorial possession

3. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.


1. a recognition of meritorious service

Similar word(s): commemoration, remembrance

Definition categories: communication, credit, recognition

2. a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

Definition categories: communication, content, message, substance

3. a structure erected to commemorate persons or events

Similar word(s): monument

Definition categories: man–made, construction, structure