Definition of memento noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//məˈmentəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈmentoʊ//
(pl. mementoes, mementos)
jump to other results
a thing that you keep or give to somebody to remind you or them of a person or place synonym souvenir a memento of our trip to Italy Word Originlate Middle English (denoting a prayer of commemoration): from Latin, literally ‘remember!’, imperative of meminisse.Extra examples The director will be presented with a memento for his long years of service. The photos will be a permanent memento of your wedding. They gave him a watch as a memento of his time with the company. a memento from his dear friends
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: memento

Other results

All matches