observe, celebrate, keep(verb)
behave as expected during of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
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
have a celebration
"They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
lionize, lionise, celebrate(verb)
assign great social importance to
"The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.
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How to use celebrate in a sentence?
The community simply embraced it and took it upon themselves, made it their mission( to celebrate Wilson).
Celebrating Australia Day on January 26th is offensive, to celebrate an invasion which has seen our people dispossessed, displaced and oppressed for some 230 years, is plain offensive.
Hopefully, one day we won't need these sports inclusion efforts to be broadcast in such a way, but the reality is, until more institutions in sports update their policies or change their inclusion image, we'll need to highlight and celebrate every sports inclusion effort.
Here in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo has become a day where we celebrate our ties with Mexico and the great contributions of the Mexican-American community in the U.S. In my case, this relationship is very profound. My wife Columba was born in Mexico, my family has always had strong ties with Mexico and I have great respect and affection for our neighboring country.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure
Translations for celebrate
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- чествам, прославям, ознаменувам, празнувамBulgarian
- celebrarCatalan, Valencian
- feste, prise, fejre, højtideligholdeDanish
- feiern, zelebrierenGerman
- reverenciar, celebrar, festejarSpanish
- juhlia, ylistääFinnish
- fêter, faire la fête, célébrer, rendre hommageFrench
- celebrare, festeggiareItalian
- świętować, fetować, wychwalać, sławić, uczcić, obchodzić, oblaćPolish
- celebrar, festejarPortuguese
- прославлять, отпраздновать, прославить, праздновать, чествоватьRussian
- slaviti, славитиSerbo-Croatian
- جشن منائیںUrdu
- ăn mừngVietnamese
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