Celebrated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈselɪbreɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word celebrated
Brit.  |ˈsɛlɪbreɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word celebrated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto celebrate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto celebrate

adjective

- widely known and esteemed(syn: famed, famous, far-famed, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned)

a celebrated musician

- having an illustrious past (syn: historied, storied)

Examples

He is one of today's most celebrated young writers.

...a celebrated author making an appearance on a talk show...

The people celebrated their leader's return to power.

Millions of people celebrated the beginning of the 21st century on January 1, 2000.

...she and her husband just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary...

He stood apart while the other members of the team celebrated.

The event was celebrated in song by a folk group.

He celebrated his escape from his boring job with a long vacation.

...a neighborhood in which the city's merchant princes built palaces that shamelessly celebrated their wealth...

Her lecture celebrated the genius of the artist.

He is celebrated for his contributions to modern science.

The company just celebrated its 50th birthday.

They celebrated their anniversary in grand style.

...a writer celebrated for his classical profiles of eminent Victorians...

They celebrated their defeat of the enemy.

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