in memory of

As a reminder of or memorial to. For example, In memory of Grandma we put flowers on her grave every Easter, or In memory of our happy times here we've planted a little garden. [First half of 1300s]


Nearby words

  1. in love,
  2. in luck,
  3. in medias res,
  4. in mem.,
  5. in memoriam,
  6. in mind,
  7. in name only,
  8. in no case,
  9. in no time,
  10. in no uncertain terms

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