Celebrate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈselɪbreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word celebrate
Brit.  |ˈsɛlɪbreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word celebrate

verb

- behave as expected during of holidays or rites(syn: keep, observe)

celebrate Christmas

- have a celebration (syn: fete)
- assign great social importance to(syn: lionise, lionize)

The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood

Examples

We are celebrating my birthday by going out to dinner.

The family gathered to celebrate Christmas.

We are celebrating our anniversary next week.

They are celebrating the birth of their third child.

The book celebrates the movies of the past.

Her lecture celebrated the genius of the artist.

He is celebrated for his contributions to modern science.

A priest celebrates Mass at the church daily.

The city is celebrated for its yearly horse show.

The actor was celebrated for drinking too much.

It's Dad's birthday and we're going out for a meal to celebrate.

My folks are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

We hope to give fans something to celebrate this season.

How do you usually celebrate New Year?

The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: celebrate
he/she/it: celebrates
present participle: celebrating
past tense: celebrated
past participle: celebrated
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