"celebrate" Definition

  1. v. t. To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.
  2. v. t. To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.
  3. v. t. To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage.

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Position in dictionary: 15717 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "celebrate": 2
Words that end with "celebrate": 3
Words that contain "celebrate": 4
Next words in dictionary: celebrated, celebrating, celebration, celebrator, celebrious, celebrities, celebrity, celeriac, celerity, celery
Previous words in dictionary: celebrant, celature, celandine, celadon, ceint, ceiling, ceiled, ceil, ceduous, cedule

English Dictionary Definition of celebrate

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