HyperDic: congratulate

English > 4 senses of the word congratulate:
VERBcommunicationcongratulate, complimentsay something to someone that expresses praise
communicationcongratulate, felicitateexpress congratulations
emotioncongratulate, pride, plumebe proud of
communicationcongratulate, preenpride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
congratulate > pronunciation
Soundskahngrae'chahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > congratulate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsay something to someone that expresses praise.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymcompliment
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishcongratular, felicitar
Catalanadular, congratular, felicitar, llagotejar
Adjectivescongratulatoryexpressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
Nounscongratulation(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
English > congratulate: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress congratulations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymfelicitate
Broaderwish, bidInvoke upon
Spanishcongratular, felicitar
Catalancongratular, felicitar
Adjectivescongratulatoryexpressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
Nounscongratulationthe act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
congratulation(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
English > congratulate: 4 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningBe proud of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymspride, plume
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Spanishcongratularse, congratular, felicitarse, felicitar
Catalancongratular, felicitar
Adjectivescongratulatoryexpressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
Nounscongratulation(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
English > congratulate: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningpride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonympreen
Broadergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
Spanishacicalar, congratular, felicitarse, felicitar, pavonearse
Catalancongratular, felicitar
Adjectivescongratulatoryexpressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
Nounscongratulationthe act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration

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