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solemnize

sol·em·nize

solemnize

 
 
pronunciation:
sa lm naIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: solemnized, solemnizes, solemnizing
definition 1: to carry out the formalities of performance required by (an occasion).
The wedding was solemnized at the church that the bride's family attends.
similar words:
celebrate
definition 2: to make formal or serious, as by performing ceremonies.
They solemnized their vows to each other in a beautiful wedding ceremony.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to perform with dignity and gravity, as required by ritual or other convention.
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derivations: solemnization (n.), solemnizer (n.)