Part of speech: verb

To commemorate joy fully keep; observe; make famous, as by song or poem.

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Usage examples "celebrate":

  1. But when a couple have reached their silver wedding, and are able and willing to celebrate it, it may be supposed that they are beyond the necessity of appealing to the generosity of their friends; therefore it is a good custom to have this phrase added to the silver- wedding invitation, " No presents received." - "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
  2. You will stay here and entertain him- to celebrate your return home. - "Candida", George Bernard Shaw.
  3. " Of course you will come," he said, " it would be a disgrace to the college if we didn't do something to celebrate Ward's pluck and your sister's escape." - "Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate", Charles Turley.