celebrate celebrate  /ˈsɛ ləb ˌreɪt/


  1. (v) behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  2. (v) have a celebration
  3. (v) assign great social importance to


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  1. There were other ways to celebrate.
  2. So on this occasion, we celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan, and we also celebrate how much Muslims have enriched America and its culture -- in ways both large and small.
  3. The Michael Jackson memorial did more than celebrate the King of Pop; it brought his family back together.


  1. Spurs fans celebrate Game 3 thrashing of Heat in style

    San Antonio — Spurs fans had plenty to celebrate following a 113-77 evisceration of the Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. And celebrate they did.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Celebrate Jerry Galvin’s 50th on Saturday

    Jerry Galvin can’t wait to celebrate his 50th anniversary in advertising/marketing/ public relations. Really, he can’t wait — so he’s celebrating three years early Saturday at the Coffee Emporium, 110 East Central Parkway, Over-the-Rhine. “I am in excellent health, but still, at 73-years-old I’m essentially a dead man walking, so let’s do this now while I ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. "Celebrate Fairfax" Volunteer Arrested for Embezzlement

    A 25-year-old woman working as a volunteer last weekend at "Celebrate Fairfax" was arrested for allegedly embezzling patrons' ticket money.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Washington


  1. President Obama said, "Michelle and I couldn't imagine a better way to celebrate America's birthday, than with America's extraordinary men and women in uniform, and your families."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: 14WFIE.com

  2. "I assure you ...... of my closeness at this time, as you prepare to celebrate the great deeds of the Almighty," Benedict said.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Tonight we celebrate the better human being because for so many years, I've been talked about negatively," said Blige, who during her 15-year career has often discussed her past substance and self-esteem problems. "But this time I've been...
    on Feb 8, 2005 By: Mary J Blige Source: Newsday

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