a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
any joyous diversion
celebration, solemnization, solemnisation(noun)
the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
"the celebration of marriage"
The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament
The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities
The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event.
A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.
the act, process, or time of celebrating
Origin: [L. celebratio.]
"Celebration" is a number one hit song released in 1980 by Kool & the Gang from their album Celebrate!.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'celebration' in Nouns Frequency: #1776
The numerical value of celebration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of celebration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There was celebration and happiness, hugs and kisses.
For me the Iditarod is still a celebration, it’s the celebration of the culture of Alaska.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
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.
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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Translations for celebration
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- прослава, тържество, честване, празнуванеBulgarian
- celebracióCatalan, Valencian
- Feier, FestGerman
- célébration, fêteFrench
- selebrasyonHaitian Creole
- celebrazione, ricorrenza, festaItalian
- 祝賀, 慶祝, お祝いJapanese
- herdenking, fuif, viering, festiviteit, gedachtenis, feestDutch
- feiringNorwegian Nynorsk
- sărbătoare, sărbătorire, celebrare, petrecere, serbare, festivitateRomanian
- празднование, торжество, праздникRussian
- svečanost, slavljeSerbo-Croatian
- firande, festSwedish
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