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Synonyms for celebrate
ˈsɛl əˌbreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. observe, celebrate, keep(verb)

    behave as expected during of holidays or rites

    "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"

    Synonyms:
    detect, retain, hold open, hold back, keep an eye on, hold on, find, continue, stay fresh, notice, abide by, honor, lionise, keep, remark, go on, watch over, take note, proceed, go along, watch, follow, save, observe, prevent, restrain, honour, mention, lionize, keep open, keep on, preserve, respect, maintain, keep back, sustain, hold, discover, fete, note

  2. celebrate, fete(verb)

    have a celebration

    "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"

    Synonyms:
    lionise, observe, fete, lionize, keep

  3. lionize, lionise, celebrate(verb)

    assign great social importance to

    "The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"

    Synonyms:
    keep, observe, fete, lionize, lionise

Wiktionary

  1. celebrate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    feteVerb

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. celebrate

    To celebrate any event or occasion is to make some demonstration of respect or rejoicing because of or in memory of it, or to perform such public rites or ceremonies as it properly demands. We celebrate the birth, commemorate the death of one beloved or honored. We celebrate a national anniversary with music and song, with firing of guns and ringing of bells; we commemorate by any solemn and thoughtful service, or by a monument or other enduring memorial. We keep the Sabbath, solemnize a marriage, observe an anniversary; we celebrate or observe the Lord's Supper in which believers commemorate the sufferings and death of Christ.

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, keep, observe, solemnize

    Antonyms:
    contemn, despise, dishonor, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, profane, violate

    Preposition:
    We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. celebrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    praise, extol, laud, magnify, glorify, bless, commend, give praise to, make famous

  2. celebrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, solemnize, honor, keep, observe, do honor to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. celebrate(v)

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, solemnize, observe

How to pronounce celebrate?

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How to say celebrate in sign language?

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How to use celebrate in a sentence?

  1. Eric Schmidt Schmidt:

    Entrepreneurs, as a general group, are the people who are going to invent the next solutions in chemistry, in medicine, in transportation, in information, we always like to celebrate the one entrepreneur. But in fact, these are ecosystems of people who ultimately came together to build all of the piece parts.

  2. Johnny Galecki:

    One of the most rewarding elements of being on 'The Big Bang Theory' has been being approached by younger people who claim they never before had considered a life in the sciences until watching the show. Our goal on 'Big Bang‘ is to make people laugh. These kids are molding our culture, building our future and even curing diseases. 'SciJinks' is a way to celebrate them and hopefully inspire more young people to follow in their footsteps — while having an absurdly good and mischievous time.

  3. Steven Hotze:

    It would force individuals to have to condone, accept, even celebrate, sexual immorality.

  4. Steven McCoy:

    I find that it is imperative to always have alternative ideas. I look at it as a first aid kit celebration, finding a way to celebrate the holidays with your family is so important. [ I'm ] so grateful for technology !

  5. Megan Samarin:

    The pandemic has been the defining feature of 2020 and I'm not going to stick my head in the sand and pretend that it did not happen, i still want to celebrate, I still want to send cards to my friends. I don't want to miss that.


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