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."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: have a party
Synonyms:
rejoice, party , have a party, have a good time, let loose (slang), cut loose (slang), have a ball (slang), go out on the town (slang), paint the town red (slang), live it up (slang), kick up your heels (slang), let your hair down (slang), whoop it up (slang), enjoy yourself, feast , revel , carouse, cheer
Antonyms:
grieve , mourn
Sense: Verb: recognize an occasion
Synonyms:
commemorate, dedicate , mark , honor , honour (UK), proclaim, keep , observe, toast to, recognize , recognise (UK), mark sth with a red letter, mark the occasion of, consecrate, ritualize, ritualise (UK)
Antonyms:
forget , blow off, disregard , violate
Sense: Verb: honor
Synonyms:
honor (US), honour (UK), praise , laud, glorify, extol, admire, worship , revere, adulate, acknowledge , sing the praises of (informal), extol the virtues of, eulogize, eulogise (UK), big up (UK, slang)
Antonyms:
deny , criticize , admonish, reproach, overlook , disregard , neglect

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