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celebrate

cel·e·brate

celebrate

 
 
pronunciation:
se l breIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: celebrated, celebrates, celebrating
definition 1: to make special or honor with gifts, parties, or activities.
The town is celebrating the holiday with a parade.
synonyms:
observe
similar words:
commemorate
definition 2: to perform as part of public worship.
The priest celebrates Mass every Sunday.
synonyms:
observe
similar words:
keep
derivations: celebrative (adj.), celebratory (adj.), celebrator (n.)
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