What does celebration mean?

Definitions for celebrationˌsɛl əˈbreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word celebration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebration, jubilation(noun)

    a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event

  2. celebration, festivity(noun)

    any joyous diversion

  3. celebration, solemnization, solemnisation(noun)

    the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual

    "the celebration of marriage"

Wiktionary

  1. celebration(Noun)

    The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament

  2. celebration(Noun)

    The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities

  3. celebration(Noun)

    The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event.

  4. celebration(Noun)

    A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celebration(noun)

    the act, process, or time of celebrating

  2. Origin: [L. celebratio.]

Freebase

  1. Celebration

    "Celebration" is a number one hit song released in 1980 by Kool & the Gang from their album Celebrate!.

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  1. celebration

    Song lyrics by celebration -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by celebration on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'celebration' in Nouns Frequency: #1776

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of celebration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of celebration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jorge Perez:

    There was celebration and happiness, hugs and kisses.

  2. Alaska Dee Dee Jonrowe:

    For me the Iditarod is still a celebration, it’s the celebration of the culture of Alaska.

  3. Karen Casey:

    Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

  4. Sharon Melnick:

    There's so much emphasis on family and celebration, but it's hard if you're dealing with difficult memories or reminders that you're not close to your family.

  5. Daniel Day Lewis:

    The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.

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