What does the word congratulate mean?

Usage examples for congratulate

  1. " Dear Miss Cornish," he said so that all could hear, " I congratulate you for the man you have given us in Terence Hollis." – Black Jack by Max Brand
  2. We cordially congratulate Captain King on his accomplished success, for such unquestionably it is." – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  3. I congratulate you, as far as that goes, on your conversion. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford