Synonyms of monument
1 memorialDictionary • He laid a wreath on a monument near Bayeux.
memorial • Every village had its war memorial.
shrine • a shrine to the dead and the missing
tombstone • What were the words inscribed on his tombstone?
headstone • He placed two poppies at the base of the headstone.
gravestone • He was buried in the local cemetery, with just a simple gravestone.
obelisk • The obelisk was erected in his memory in 1812.
2 testamentDictionary • By his achievements he leaves a fitting monument to his beliefs.
testament • His house is a testament to his Gothic tastes.
record • There's no record of any marriage or children.
remembrance • As a remembrance, he left a photo album.
memento • He took a camera to provide a memento of the day.
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gravestoneA gravestone is a large stone with words carved into it, which is placed on a grave.
• He was buried in the local cemetery, with just a simple gravestone.
headstoneA headstone is a large stone which stands at one end of a grave, usually with the name of the dead person carved on it.
• He placed two poppies at the base of the headstone.
mementoA memento is an object which you keep because it reminds you of a person or a special occasion.
• He took a camera to provide a memento of the day.
Thesaurus for monument from the Collins English Thesaurus
an obelisk, statue, building, etc, erected in commemoration of a person or event or in celebration of something