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Definitions of celebration

  1. any joyous diversion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual; "the celebration of marriage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act, process, or time of celebrating. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of commemorating; a ceremony in honor of anything. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The act of celebrating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. The performance of solemn rites; the distinguishing by marks of joy or respect; praise; renown. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for celebration

  1. Tonight, at the celebration I'll hold forth on the subject. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  2. All his friends and acquaintances came with him in order to be present at the festival celebration – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various