- Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||congratulated, congratulates, congratulating
||to praise, acknowledge, and express one's pleasure at the achievement or good fortune of (a person or group).
The losing team congratulated the winners.I congratulated him on passing his exam.
- similar words:
- acknowledge, applaud, cheer, commend, compliment, hail, laud, praise, salute
||acclaim, pride, toast
||congratulatory (adj.), congratulator (n.)
The word congratulate
contains the following part:
that means pleasing