- 1 [uncountable] the act or process of remembering an event in the past or a person who is dead A service was held in remembrance of local soldiers killed in the war. (formal) He smiled at the remembrance of their first kiss. a chapel/garden of remembrance (= in memory of people who have died)
- 2[countable] (formal) an object that causes you to remember someone or something; a memory of someone or something The cenotaph stands as a remembrance of those killed during the war. The group shared their remembrances of life at school.