part of speech: verb
inflections: celebrates, celebrating, celebrated
definition 1: to make special or honor with gifts, parties, or activities.
- The town is celebrating the holiday with a parade.
definition 2: to perform as part of public worship.
- The priest celebrates Mass every Sunday.
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to do special things to honor a person or an occasion or to express happiness concerning some event.
- My sister graduated from college, so we’re having a big party to celebrate.
antonyms: grieve, mourn
derivations: celebrative (adj.), celebratory (adj.), celebrator (n.)