HyperDic: fete

English > 3 senses of the word fete:
VERBsocialfete, celebratehave a celebration
NOUNeventfete, feast, fiestaan elaborate party (often outdoors)
actfete, festivalan organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
fete > pronunciation
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > fete: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn elaborate party (often outdoors).
Synonymsfeast, fiesta
NarrowerluauAn elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)
potlatchA ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)
BroaderpartyAn occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
Verbsfetehave a celebration
English > fete: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place).
NarrowerDionysia, BacchanaliaAn orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
Kwanzaa, KwanzaA festival featuring African-American culture
OktoberfestAn autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
SaturnaliaAn orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
carnivalA festival marked by merrymaking and processions
eisteddfodAny of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
film festivalA cinematic festival that features films (usually films produced during the past year)
jazz festivalA festival that features performances by jazz artists
sheepshearingA festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared
Broadercelebration, festivityAny joyous diversion
English > fete: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningHave a celebration.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
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
Nounsfetean elaborate party (often outdoors)

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