say something to someone that expresses praise
"He complimented her on her last physics paper"
pride, plume, congratulate(verb)
be proud of
"He prides himself on making it into law school"
pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To felicitate is to pronounce one happy or wish one joy; to congratulate is to express hearty sympathy in his joys or hopes. Felicitate is cold and formal. We say one felicitates himself; tho to congratulate oneself, which is less natural, is becoming prevalent.
Congratulate one on or upon his success.
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Navy F-35s congratulate the Department of The US Navy on achieving Initial Operational Capability with its fleet of F-35Cs, this milestone is the result of unwavering dedication from Navy F-35s joint government and industry team focused on delivering the most lethal, survivable and connected fighter jet in the world to the men and women of the The US Navy.
New Year’s Day is nothing more than the change of date for about seventy percent, as a rough estimate, of the population who have often the pockets empty, but for the rest thirty percent of people it is either to congratulate one another via email/SMSs or to celebrate on having a plenty of money for the party.
While it's critical that we ensure every vote is counted and recorded, we believe that the current tally shows Mike Garcia is the likely victor in the May 12th special election. As such, I'd like to congratulate him.
We congratulate Mr Ko, i'm sorry I didn't win this election.
When the champagne arrived, I went over to congratulate them - and he hadn’t asked her! i was like, how am I going to get out of that?
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- честитя, поздравявамBulgarian
- gratulovat, blahopřátCzech
- beglückwünschen, gratulierenGerman
- onnitella, toivottaa onneaFinnish
- feliciteren, gelukwensenDutch
- ura, fericiRomanian
- поздравить, поздравлятьRussian
- čestitati, честитатиSerbo-Croatian
- gratulera, gratta, lyckönskaSwedish
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