Noun memorial has 3 senses
  1. memorial, commemoration, remembrance - a recognition of meritorious service
    --1 is a kind of recognition, credit
    --1 has particulars: epitaph
    Derived form: verb memorialize2
  2. memorial - a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority
    --2 is a kind of
    message, content, subject matter, substance
  3. memorial, monument - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    --3 is a kind of structure, construction
    --3 has particulars:
     brass, memorial tablet, plaque; cenotaph; gravestone, headstone, tombstone; Lincoln Memorial; megalith, megalithic structure; national monument; pantheon; Pyramid, Great Pyramid; Statue of Liberty; triumphal arch; Washington Monument
    Derived form: verb memorialize2