be remembered as (something)

be remembered as (something)

To have one's particular role as something be the primary part of one's legacy. That choreographer will be remembered as a true innovator in the world of dance.
See also: remember
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be reˈmembered as/for something

be famous or known for a particular thing that you have done in the past: He is best remembered as the man who brought jazz to Britain.A natural journalist, he will be remembered for his words rather than his actions.
See also: remember, something
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