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1. monument

noun. ['ˈmɑːnjuːmənt, ˈmɑːnjəmənt'] a structure erected to commemorate persons or events.

Synonyms

  • memorial tablet
  • tombstone
  • cenotaph
  • megalithic structure
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • gravestone
  • plaque
  • empty tomb
  • memorial
  • structure
  • brass
  • Seven Wonders of the World
  • national monument
  • megalith
  • headstone
  • construction
  • pantheon

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • monumentum (Latin)
  • moneo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Monument

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word monument


1. Noun, singular or mass
That amount does not include a headstone or any other type of monument or marker.

Quotes containing the word monument


1. My life is a monument to procrastination, to the art of putting things off until later, or much later, or possibly never.
- Craig Brown

2. monument

noun. ['ˈmɑːnjuːmənt, ˈmɑːnjəmənt'] a burial vault (usually for some famous person).

Synonyms

  • sepulchre
  • sepulcher
  • burial chamber
  • sepulture

Etymology

  • monumentum (Latin)
  • moneo (Latin)

3. monument

noun. ['ˈmɑːnjuːmənt, ˈmɑːnjəmənt'] an important site that is marked and preserved as public property.

Synonyms

  • site
  • market cross

Etymology

  • monumentum (Latin)
  • moneo (Latin)
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