observe, celebrate, keepverb
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, celebrateverb
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.
I was promoted today at worku2014let's celebrate!
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.]
To have a celebration.
They did celebrate their wedding anniversary every year by having a family gathering.Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
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
I'm not going to answer any more … Look, it's the Fourth of July, i'm concerned that you guys are asking me questions that I'll answer next week. But this is a holiday weekend, I'm going to celebrate it. There's great things happening.
Maybe they( Russia) will just get out from our country and we will have an ability to celebrate normally, i just hope that everything will go normal and we will have our land, we will have our country safe and happy without any Russians in it.
We just will always be here for each other, but today we celebrate you.
You mark and celebrate errors, transforming failures into successes.
For too long, a small group in our nation's Capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost, the establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories; their triumphs have not been your triumphs; and while they celebrated in our nation's capital, there was little to celebrate for struggling families all across our land. That all changes -- starting right here, and right now.
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- празнувам, чествам, ознаменувам, прославямBulgarian
- celebrarCatalan, Valencian
- højtideligholde, fejre, feste, priseDanish
- feiern, zelebrierenGerman
- celebrar, reverenciar, festejarSpanish
- جشن گرفتنPersian
- ylistää, juhliaFinnish
- faire la fête, célébrer, fêter, rendre hommageFrench
- celebrare, festeggiareItalian
- fetować, sławić, oblać, uczcić, wychwalać, świętować, obchodzićPolish
- celebrar, festejar, comemoroPortuguese
- прославлять, отпраздновать, чествовать, праздновать, прославитьRussian
- славити, slavitiSerbo-Croatian
- جشن منائیںUrdu
- ăn mừngVietnamese
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