congratulate congratulate  /kən ˈɡræ tʃə ˌleɪt/


  1. (v) say something to someone that expresses praise
  2. (v) express congratulations
  3. (v) be proud of
  4. (v) pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement


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  1. Oxnard election

    I would first like to congratulate the winner of the June 4 election, Bert Perello. He has a proven mastery of the issues and will be a very strong addition to the City Council.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  2. Meet the businesses of the year

    "We congratulate this year's 'Top 10' companies, which were chosen from a competitive field of businesses in southeastern Wisconsin," said Suzanne Kelley, president of the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Small Business Times

  3. Royals rally behind Cain, Hosmer to beat Tigers

    Royals team members congratulate first baseman Eric Hosmer (35) by putting barbecue sauce on his head after he hit the game-winning single in the 10th inning against the Tigers. The Royals won 3-2.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal


  1. "I won't speak to him again until he makes his decision," Wade said. "And when it's over, I will congratulate him. But I will be watching."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I congratulate him on the victory he has won and the extraordinary race he has run," Clinton said. "I endorse him and throw my full support behind him. And I ask all of you to join me in working as hard for Barack Obama as you have for me."
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Daily News

  3. "I congratulate the winner, I congratulate Bronislaw Komorowski," Mr. Kaczynski said. "But most of all I want to sincerely thank all those who participated in these elections, and those who supported us."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Jaroslaw Kaczynski Source: The Hindu

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