US: /ˈsɛɫəˌbɹeɪt/
UK: /sˈɛləbɹˌe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

celebrate /'selibretid/
  • ngoại động từ
    • kỷ niệm, làm lễ kỷ niệm
    • tán dương, ca tụng

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb
1 to show that a day or an event is important by doing sth special on it: [V] Jake's passed his exams. We're going out to celebrate. + [VN] We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Florence. + How do people celebrate New Year in your country?
2 [VN] to perform a religious ceremony, especially the Christian COMMUNION service
3 [VN] (formal) to praise sb/sth: songs that celebrate the joys of romantic love + a movie celebrating the life and work of Martin Luther King

Thesaurus dictionary

1 hold, perform, solemnize, ritualize, observe, keep, honour, officiate at; sanctify, hallow, consecrate, dedicate:
The archbishop himself celebrated holy communion.
2 rejoice (in or at), memorialize; have a party, revel, make merry, wassail, Colloq party, paint the town red, whoop it up:
The entire town celebrated the opening of the bridge with a huge party.
3 extol, praise, exalt, glorify, laud, eulogize, honour; lionize:
She was widely celebrated for her achievements.
4 publicize, advertise, broadcast:
The stones themselves would find a Voice, To celebrate his Praise.

Concise English dictionary

+celebrate, as of holidays or rites
+have a celebration
+assign great social importance to