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Synonyms for celebrate
ˈsɛl əˌbreɪtcel·e·brate

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  1. celebrateverb

    Synonyms:
    feteVerb

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  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.

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 3 votes

  1. observe, celebrate, keepverb

    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, feteverb

    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, celebrateverb

    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

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  1. celebrateverb

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

  2. celebrateverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.5 / 4 votes

  1. celebrateverb

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, solemnize, observe

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How to use celebrate in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Bazante:

    We're just trying to inspire the next person -- doesn't matter what their age or their ability is -- to start living a healthy lifestyle, we wanted to celebrate these incredible people in a new way this year that showcased not only their competitive spirit, but also depicts the whole person.

  2. Brené Brown:

    To love someone fiercely, to believe in something with your whole heart, to celebrate a fleeting moment in time, to fully engage in a life that doesn’t come with guarantees – these are risks that involve vulnerability and often pain. But, I’m learning that recognizing and leaning into the discomfort of vulnerability teaches us how to live with joy, gratitude and grace.

  3. Reverend Michael Bruce Curry:

    The love that has brought and will bind Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle together has its source and origin in God, and is the key to life and happiness, and so we celebrate and pray for them today.

  4. Reese Witherspoon:

    I was just thrilled to get the call because I feel like I've heard so much about this event and it is an extraordinary night to celebrate women and all they've accomplished in their different industries, ... Women are infinitely capable of doing amazing things.

  5. Joe Berlinger:

    It was not an easy decision on their part and they had to think long and hard about it, and I think some of them still feel ambivalent about participating… One of the results of… ‘In Cold Blood' is that we have a lot of sympathy for the killers, because of how Truman Capote told that story… not excusing them for what they did, but seeing them as three-dimensional human beings. ..[and] all of these films kind of celebrate the killers in a perverse way…. the family felt very violated by the experience. They felt violated by ‘In Cold Blood.’.


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