anniversary


anniversary
An annual day, recurring each year on the same date; commonly to commemorate an important event.
In old-ecclesiastical law, a day set apart in memory of a deceased person.
Also called "year day" or "mind day."

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Synonyms:
(in the sense of returning with the year), , , , ,


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  • Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, a. [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.] Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. [1913 Webster] {Anniversary day} (R. C. Ch.). See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, n.; pl. {Anniversaries}. [Cf. F. anniversaire.] 1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • anniversary — (n.) early 13c., originally especially of the day of a person s death, from M.L. anniversarium, from L. anniversarius (adj.) returning annually, from annus (gen. anni) year (see ANNUAL (Cf. annual) (adj.)) + versus, pp. of vertere to turn (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anniversary — For other uses, see Anniversary (disambiguation). An anniversary is a day that commemorates and/or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same day of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or,… …   Wikipedia

  • anniversary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ first, second, etc. ▪ wedding ▪ diamond, golden, silver, etc. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • anniversary — 01. I want to surprise my wife with a big party for our twentieth [anniversary]. 02. Today we celebrate the [anniversary] of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 03. If I forget my wedding [anniversary], my wife will kill me. 04. Each… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • anniversary — n. 1) to celebrate, commemorate, mark, reach an anniversary 2) a wedding anniversary 3) a diamond; golden; silver anniversary 4) on an anniversary (on their tenth wedding anniversary) * * * [ˌænɪ vɜːs(ə)rɪ] commemorate mark golden reach an… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • anniversary — /an euh verr seuh ree/, n., pl. anniversaries, adj. n. 1. the yearly recurrence of the date of a past event: the tenth anniversary of their marriage. 2. the celebration or commemoration of such a date. 3. See wedding anniversary. adj. 4.… …   Universalium

  • anniversary */*/ — UK [ˌænɪˈvɜː(r)s(ə)rɪ] / US [ˌænɪˈvɜrs(ə)rɪ] noun [countable] Word forms anniversary : singular anniversary plural anniversaries a date when you celebrate something that happened in a previous year that is important to you our second wedding… …   English dictionary

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