Etymology
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solemnize (v.)

late 14c., "honor by ceremonies," from Old French solemnisier, from Medieval Latin solemnizare, from Latin solemnis (see solemn). Meaning "render solemn" is from 1726. Related: Solemnized; solemnizing.

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Definitions of solemnize

solemnize (v.)
observe or perform with dignity or gravity;
The King solemnized this day of morning
Synonyms: solemnise
solemnize (v.)
perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies;
Synonyms: solemnise
solemnize (v.)
make solemn and grave;
This ceremony solemnized our hearts
Synonyms: solemnise
From wordnet.princeton.edu