observe, celebrate, keep(verb)
behave as expected during of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
have a celebration
"They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
lionize, lionise, celebrate(verb)
assign great social importance to
"The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
To extol or honour in a solemn manner.
to celebrate the name of the Most High
To honour by rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep.
to celebrate a birthday
To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event.
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To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites.
to celebrate a marriage
to extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High
to honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday
to perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sel′e-brāt, v.t. to make famous: to distinguish by solemn ceremonies, as a festival or an event: to perform with proper rites and ceremonies, as mass, the eucharist, marriage, &c.: to publish the praises of.—n. Cel′ebrant, one who celebrates: the principal officiant at the holy communion.—adj. Cel′ebrated, distinguished: famous.—ns. Celebrā′tion, act of celebrating any solemn ceremony, as the eucharist (high, if with music, &c.; low, if without): an extolling; Celebrāt′or, one who celebrates; Celeb′rity, the condition of being celebrated: fame: notoriety: a person of distinction or fame. [L. celebrāre, -ātum—celeber, frequented.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'celebrate' in Verbs Frequency: #517
The numerical value of celebrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of celebrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Celebrate today's decision. Do not celebrate the Constitution, it has nothing to do with it.
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living
If I score I will celebrate, i have a lot of respect (for PSV) but everyone can understand, when I score I celebrate.
In the morning, celebrate the beauty and warmth of sunlight. In the evening, celebrate the song of silence and love of night.
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Translations for celebrate
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- чествам, прославям, ознаменувам, празнувамBulgarian
- celebrarCatalan, Valencian
- feste, prise, fejre, højtideligholdeDanish
- feiern, zelebrierenGerman
- reverenciar, celebrar, festejarSpanish
- juhlia, ylistääFinnish
- fêter, faire la fête, célébrer, rendre hommageFrench
- celebrare, festeggiareItalian
- świętować, fetować, wychwalać, sławić, uczcić, obchodzić, oblaćPolish
- celebrar, festejarPortuguese
- прославлять, отпраздновать, прославить, праздновать, чествоватьRussian
- slaviti, славитиSerbo-Croatian
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