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Another word for celebrate

  1. To mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

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  2. To show joyful satisfaction in an event, especially by merrymaking

      1. To engage in uproarious festivities; make merry.
      2. To take great pleasure or delight:
      3. To take much pleasure; delight (in)
      1. To be glad, happy, or delighted; be full of joy
      2. (Intransitive) To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy. [from 14th c.]
      3. To feel joyful about (something):
  3. To pay tribute or homage to

Another word for celebrate

  1. To recognize an occasion

  2. To honor

  3. To indulge in celebration

Synonym Study

  • Observe and keep mean to respectfully mark a day or occasion in the prescribed and appropriate manner to observe, or keep, a religious holiday
  • To solemnize is to use a formal, serious ritual to observe an occasionto solemnize a marriage
  • To commemorate is to honor the memory of some person or event, as with a ceremony or memorialto commemorate Lincoln's birthday
  • Celebrate means to mark an occasion or event, esp. a joyous one, with ceremonies or festivities let's celebrate your promotion