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Synonyms for congratulate
kənˈgrætʃ əˌleɪt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compliment, congratulate(verb)

    say something to someone that expresses praise

    "He complimented her on her last physics paper"

    Synonyms:
    preen, pride, compliment, felicitate, plume

  2. congratulate, felicitate(verb)

    express congratulations

    Synonyms:
    preen, pride, compliment, felicitate, plume

  3. pride, plume, congratulate(verb)

    be proud of

    "He prides himself on making it into law school"

    Synonyms:
    pride, felicitate, hook, primp, surcharge, plume, overcharge, dress, preen, compliment, rob, gazump, fleece, soak, pluck

  4. preen, congratulate(verb)

    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

    Synonyms:
    pride, felicitate, primp, plume, dress, preen, compliment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. congratulate

    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.

    Synonyms:
    felicitate

    Antonyms:
    condole with, console

    Preposition:
    Congratulate one on or upon his success.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. congratulate

    Synonyms:
    felicitate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. congratulate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    felicitate, wish joy to, rejoice with

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. congratulate(v)

    Synonyms:
    felicitate, gratulate

    Antonyms:
    commiserate, condole with

How to pronounce congratulate?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

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How to use congratulate in a sentence?

  1. Greg Ulmer:

    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.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    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.

  3. Christy Smith:

    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.

  4. Sean Lien:

    We congratulate Mr Ko, i'm sorry I didn't win this election.

  5. Gordon Ramsay:

    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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