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Synonyms for congratulate
kənˈgrætʃ əˌleɪt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ-con·grat·u·late

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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.


    condole with, console

    Congratulate one on or upon his success.

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  1. congratulate


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  1. compliment, congratulateverb

    say something to someone that expresses praise

    "He complimented her on her last physics paper"

    preen, pride, compliment, felicitate, plume

  2. congratulate, felicitateverb

    express congratulations

    preen, pride, compliment, felicitate, plume

  3. pride, plume, congratulateverb

    be proud of

    "He prides himself on making it into law school"

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

  4. preen, congratulateverb

    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

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

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  1. congratulateverb

    felicitate, wish joy to, rejoice with

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. congratulateverb

    felicitate, gratulate

    commiserate, condole with

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  1. Roman Malayev:

    We are thrilled to congratulate Britney and Sam on their recent engagement. We couldn’t feel more honored to create this ring for such a special couple. Their journey together has touched people around the world and we're so excited to be a part of their forever.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I want to congratulate Ted Cruz, he's a tough, smart competitor.

  3. Richard McLaren:

    I am delighted to be working with FIBA. I congratulate FIBA's leadership for their commitment to ensuring the integrity of the sport, i am confident that this new partnership will help FIBA navigate through any ethical challenge that may arise to ensure that spectators, players and coaches continue to have the utmost trust in the game.

  4. Stephanie Schriock:

    EMILY's List has been and will continue to be with Susan Wild every step of the way, we are proud to congratulate Susan Wild on Susan Wild victory tonight.

  5. Mayor Edwin M. Lee:

    We are disappointed to learn that we were not chosen by the Olympic Committee, we congratulate Boston, which is a great city and would make a fantastic host.

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