Synonyms

1. celebration

noun. ['ˌsɛləˈbreɪʃən'] a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event.

Synonyms

  • social function
  • affair
  • function
  • jubilation
  • occasion

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Rhymes with Celebration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with celebration


1. Noun, singular or mass
The final gift just needs to be the culmination of what can be a week-long celebration of her birthday.

Quotes about celebration


1. Personally, I can't see the appeal in trekking down to D.C. for a networking extravaganza, even if it is built around a special moment in American history. While I find the election of Barack Obama inspirational, I don't have a desire to memorialize it with overly effusive celebration.
- Jamie Johnson

2. A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
- Paul Sweeney

3. She who reconciles the ill-matched threadsOf her life, and weaves them gratefullyInto a single cloth – It’s she who drives the loudmouths from the hallAnd clears it for a different celebration.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

2. celebration

noun. ['ˌsɛləˈbreɪʃən'] any joyous diversion.

Synonyms

  • merrymaking
  • conviviality
  • jollification
  • secular games
  • blowout
  • recreation
  • gala affair
  • fete
  • jamboree
  • diversion
  • Ludi Saeculares
  • festival
  • gala
  • victory celebration
  • agon
  • feria

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • inactivity
  • hardware
  • malfunction

3. celebration

noun. ['ˌsɛləˈbreɪʃən'] the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual.

Synonyms

  • ritual
  • solemnization

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
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