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ave Hail!; Hello!; Welcome! (used mainly in religious ceremony). [1/4 definitions]
baccalaureate a ceremony given for a class about to graduate from a school, or the address or sermon at such a ceremony. [1/2 definitions]
baptism any similar ceremony used to initiate or admit to membership. [1/2 definitions]
baptize to give a first or Christian name to by means of a baptismal ceremony. [1/4 definitions]
bar mitzvah a Jewish ceremony that celebrates a boy's adulthood and the assumption of his religious duties, usu. occurring at the age of thirteen. (Cf. bat mitzvah.) [2 definitions]
bat mitzvah in the Jewish faith, a ceremony in which it is recognized that a girl has come of age to accept her religious responsibilities. [2 definitions]
beatify in the Roman Catholic Church, to proclaim (a deceased person) blessed in heaven and deserving of a ceremony of honor. [1/3 definitions]
bridal a wedding ceremony. [1/2 definitions]
bridesmaid a woman who attends the bride in a wedding ceremony.
celebrant one who officiates at a religious ceremony, as a priest at communion. [1/3 definitions]
celebrate to perform (a religious ceremony or ritual). [1/4 definitions]
ceremonial pertaining to, characterized by, or used in a ceremony. [1/3 definitions]
ceremonious given to formality or ceremony; formally polite. [2 definitions]
changing of the guard a ceremony in which a guard is replaced by another guard.
christening a ceremony in which something such as a ship is named or dedicated. [1/2 definitions]
circumcision the act or ceremony of circumcising or, the fact of being circumcised.
color guard those who carry and escort a country's flag or several colored flags in a parade or ceremony.
commemorate to honor the memory of with some special token or ceremony. [1/2 definitions]
commemoration a ceremony to honor the memory of a person or event. [1/2 definitions]
commencement in schools or colleges, the graduation ceremony or day. [1/2 definitions]
common-law marriage a marriage not contracted through a religious or civil ceremony but recognized as legal after the partners have lived together for a legally specified period of time.