What is another word for celebrates?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛləbɹˌe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Celebrates is a verb that means to observe a special occasion or to commemorate an event. There are various other synonyms that can be used instead of celebrates such as honour, recognize, rejoice, mark, applaud, commemorate, glorify, extol, herald and laud. Honour and recognize are synonyms that emphasize giving respect or admiration to someone or something. Rejoice implies a feeling of joyousness. Mark means to observe an occasion or event with due ceremony. Applaud and glorify imply showing approval or admiration for something. Commemorate, herald, and laud imply paying tribute or praise to someone or something in a formal manner for some notable achievement.

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Usage examples for Celebrates

Aunt Plumy begs me to stay over Christmas, and I have consented, as I always dread the formal dinner with which my guardian celebrates the day.
"Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories"
Louisa M. Alcott
He entered on his power at the end of the year 249; and on the January 20th following, the day on which the Church still celebrates the event, St. Fabian, Bishop of Rome, obtained the crown of martyrdom.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
St. Cyprian celebrates, and after the Gospel, he adds a few words of his own.
John Henry Cardinal Newman

Famous quotes with Celebrates

  • I do not overlook the fact that the appearance of these new, free nations in the European political community not only celebrates the return of the prodigal son but also creates new sources of friction here and there.
    Hjalmar Branting
  • I don't think art is propaganda; it should be something that liberates the soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further. It celebrates humanity instead of manipulating it.
    Keith Haring
  • President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress.
    Valerie Jarrett
  • As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.
    John M. McHugh
  • When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
    Gloria Stuart

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