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immortalize (v.)

1560s, "bestow lasting fame upon, exempt from oblivion," from immortal + -ize. Perhaps modeled on French immortaliser. The literal sense "endow with immortality" is from 1630s in English. Related: Immortalized; immortalizing.

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Definitions of immortalize

immortalize (v.)
be or provide a memorial to a person or an event;
Synonyms: commemorate / memorialize / memorialise / immortalise
immortalize (v.)
make famous forever;
This melody immortalized its composer
Synonyms: immortalise / eternize / eternise / eternalize / eternalise
From wordnet.princeton.edu