verb (used with object), sol·em·nized, sol·em·niz·ing.
verb (used without object), sol·em·nized, sol·em·niz·ing.
Origin of solemnize
Related Words for solemnizebless, dignify, mark, commemorate, exalt, venerate, observe, honor, celebrate
Examples from the Web for solemnize
Historical Examples of solemnize
I prefer, however, to solemnize marriage in the church, when possible.Victor's Triumph
Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
No melody was like a passing spright160 If it went not to solemnize thy reign.Endymion
There are no priests here, no churches here, no god to solemnize a marriage.The Moon Colony
William Dixon Bell
This day, so marked in my life, lacked no circumstance that was needed to solemnize it.The Lily of the Valley
Honore de Balzac
You give me your word, then, that it is a marriage I ought to solemnize?The End Of The World
late 14c., "honor by ceremonies," from Old French solemnisier, from Medieval Latin solemnizare, from Latin solemnis (see solemn). Meaning "render solemn" is from 1726. Related: Solemnized; solemnizing.