Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb celebrate

3 senses of celebrate

Sense 1
observe, celebrate, keep -- (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur")

Sense 2
celebrate, fete -- (have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating")
       => meet, get together -- (get together socially or for a specific purpose)

Sense 3
lionize, lionise, celebrate -- (assign great social importance to; "The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna")
       => respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe -- (show respect towards; "honor your parents!")

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