[ ih-mawr-tl-ahyz ]
/ ɪˈmɔr tlˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), im·mor·tal·ized, im·mor·tal·iz·ing.
to bestow unending fame upon; perpetuate.
to make immortal; endow with immortality.
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Also especially British, im·mor·tal·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM immortalizeim·mor·ta·liz·a·ble, adjectiveim·mor·tal·i·za·tion, nounim·mor·tal·iz·er, noun
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How to use immortalize in a sentence
Bute intended when in office to make a peace which would immortalise his name.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
One cadet endeavoured to immortalise himself by coming down over the “futtocks” with one arm and one leg.The Story of the "Britannia"|E. P. Statham
The Athenians killed Socrates, but they produced a Plato to idealise and even to immortalise him.Impressions And Comments|Havelock Ellis
The adoring queen did her dead husband an ill turn when she sought to immortalise him in such fashion.The Lure of Old London|Sophie Cole
The establishment of religious equality in Ireland is a glorious achievement, enough in itself to immortalise any statesman.The Land-War In Ireland (1870)|James Godkin
British Dictionary definitions for immortalize
/ (ɪˈmɔːtəˌlaɪz) /
to give everlasting fame to, as by treating in a literary workMacbeth was immortalized by Shakespeare
to give immortality to
biology to cause (cells) to reproduce indefinitely
Derived forms of immortalizeimmortalization or immortalisation, nounimmortalizer or immortaliser, noun
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