celebrate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɛlɪbreɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɛləˌbreɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(selə brāt′)


Inflections of 'celebrate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
celebrates
v 3rd person singular
celebrating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
celebrated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
celebrated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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celebrate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. celebrate [Christmas, Halloween, Hanukkah]
  2. celebrate her [birthday, their accomplishments]
  3. celebrate the [victory, win]
  4. celebrating [our anniversary, 50 years of marriage]
  5. celebrate their [heritage, culture]
  6. celebrate our [differences, diversity]
  7. celebrate the [birth, life] of
  8. [food, songs] that celebrate life
  9. [tonight, today] we celebrate
  10. we are gathered here to celebrate (the)
  11. [express, acknowledge, recognize, honor] and celebrate
  12. [cause, a reason, all the more reason, time] to celebrate
  13. let's celebrate!
  14. celebrate with a [party, night on the town]
  15. celebrate by going [out to eat, to the bar]
  16. celebrate with [friends, family]
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