verb[with object] (usually be immortalized in)
- Confer enduring fame upon: he will be forever immortalized in the history booksMore example sentences
- In February 1997 a small group of Scottish scientists were forever immortalized in genetic advancement history.
- The assassination of the French revolutionary Marat while in prison was immortalized in J.L. David's famous painting.
- I have a Sigmund Freud action figure thanks to a jet-setting friend but did not know just how many famous figures have been immortalized in plastic until now.
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- Far from feeling voyeuristic - or, rather, more voyeuristic than the extent to which all movies are - the climax represents the apotheosis of one of cinema's ideals: the immortalization of unguarded intimacy.
- We knew about him, liked him, and accepted he was good at what he did, but did not consider the relentless immortalisation of horses to add up to enough.
- Yes, Virginia, studio enhancements are as old as the form, but the presentation extends to which songs are chosen, which banter snippeted, and indeed, even which phase of a performer's career gets chosen for immortalization.