Definition of Celebrate

1. Verb. Behave as expected during of holidays or rites. "Observe Yom Kippur"




2. Verb. Have a celebration. "After the exam, the students were celebrating"

3. Verb. Assign great social importance to. "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
Exact synonyms: Lionise, Lionize
Generic synonyms: Abide By, Honor, Honour, Observe, Respect
Derivative terms: Lion

Definition of Celebrate

1. v. t. To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.

Definition of Celebrate

1. Verb. (transitive) To extol or honour in a solemn manner. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To honour by rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Celebrate

1. [v -BRATED, -BRATING, -BRATES]

Celebrate Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Celebrate Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Celebrate

ceintures
cejkaite
cel
celB endoglucanase
cel shading
celadon
celadonite
celadons
celandine
celandine poppy
celandines
celatone
celeb
celebrant
celebrants
celebrate (current term)
celebrated
celebratedly
celebratedness
celebrater
celebrates
celebrating
celebration
celebrations
celebrator
celebratorily
celebrators
celebratory
celebrealities
celebreality

Literary usage of Celebrate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1889)
"A BANQUET to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of the foundation of the Institute took place at the Whitehall Rooms, Hotel Metropole, on Wednesday, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The songs and legends of Little Russia are called dumy (elegies, ballads), and celebrate the struggles of the Cossacks and Little Russians against the Turks ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Celebrate

Search for Celebrate on Dictionary.com!Search for Celebrate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Celebrate on Google!Search for Celebrate on Wikipedia!

Search