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immortalize

[ ih-mawr-tl-ahyz ]
/ 瑟藞m蓴r tl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), im路mor路tal路ized, im路mor路tal路iz路ing.
to bestow unending fame upon; perpetuate.
to make immortal; endow with immortality.
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Also especially British, im路mor路tal路ise .

Origin of immortalize

First recorded in 1560鈥70; immortal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM immortalize

im路mor路ta路liz路a路ble, adjectiveim路mor路tal路i路za路tion, nounim路mor路tal路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immortalize

immortalize

immortalise

/ (瑟藞m蓴藧t蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
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 immortalize

immortalization or immortalisation, nounimmortalizer or immortaliser, noun
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