To immortalize someone is to make them into a symbol or figure that is remembered long after they die. Famous people who have been immortalized include Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Winston Churchill.

  • He was immortalized in a painting by Michelangelo.

  • She was immortalized in a statue by Leonardo da Vinci.

Definition of immortalized


To give unending life to, to make immortal.


To make eternally famous.


To remove the effects of normal apoptosis.

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Example Sentences for immortalized

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    In it he explores the lives of immortal humans in the near future.

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    But the spirits are tireless and immortal.

  • 3

    The media immortalizes these people.

  • 4

    Immortal life is everyone's wish.

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    The cause of the immortality is just unexplained.

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    Madame Tussauds will immortalize the singer in wax.

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    It describes the new arts and the immortality of the soul.

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    It is entirely immortal within the confines of the universe.

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    That was probably capitalized in an attempt to immortalize the contruct.

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    He immortalized her in his novel.