HyperDic: celebrate

English > 3 senses of the word celebrate:
VERBsocialcelebrate, observe, keepbehave as expected during of holidays or rites
socialcelebrate, fetehave a celebration
socialcelebrate, lionize, lioniseassign great social importance to
celebrate > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lahbrey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > celebrate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBehave as expected during of holidays or rites.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "celebrate Christmas"
Synonymsobserve, keep
Narrowercommemorate, markmark by some ceremony or observation
mournobserve the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
solemnize, solemniseobserve or perform with dignity or gravity
Spanishcelebrar, festejar, oficiar
Catalancelebrar
Nounscelebrant, celebratora person who is celebrating
celebrationany joyous diversion
celebrationthe public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
celebrationa joyful / joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
English > celebrate: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningHave a celebration.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymfete
Narrowerjubilatecelebrate a jubilee
partyHave or participate in a party / party
receiveHave or give a reception
revel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassailcelebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking
Broadermeet, get togetherget together socially or for a specific purpose
Spanishagasajar, celebrar, festejar
Catalancelebrar, complimentar
Adjectivescelebratoryused for celebrating
Nounscelebrant, celebratora person who is celebrating
celebrationany joyous diversion
celebrationa joyful / joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
English > celebrate: 3 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningAssign great social importance to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"
Synonymslionize, lionise
Broaderrespect, honor, honour, abide by, observeshow respect towards
Spanishcelebrar, laurear
Catalancelebrar

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