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Origin of celebrated
verb (used with object), cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing.
verb (used without object), cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing.
Origin of celebrate
Examples from the Web for celebrated
It was known as the feast of Akitu, and it was celebrated in April.
Now, it is the most traditional and celebrated Christmas cake in Germany—and definitely not associated with fasting.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Most Latin Americans celebrated the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People on the streets of Havana cheered and celebrated the return of fighters from the Sierra Maestra.
Seeking to be celebrated for simply hiring a woman is tokenizing and offensive.
The celebrated navigator, whose heroic death is one of our worthiest traditions.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
On the 16th of February 1897 he had celebrated his golden wedding; on the 21st of December of the same year the princess died.
This man is the son of an old and celebrated chief of that name, who died a few years since.
His son, who was called Josiah Junior, became a celebrated lawyer, and was prominent as an advocate of liberty.The Pansy Magazine, June 1886|Various
In his letters he often celebrated the charm of "his solitude."The Spell of the Heart of France|Andr Hallays
Word Origin for celebrate
"much-talked-about," 1660s, past participle adjective from celebrate (v.).
mid-15c., originally of the Mass, from Latin celebratus "much-frequented; kept solemn; famous," past participle of celebrare "assemble to honor," also "to publish; sing praises of; practice often," originally "to frequent in great numbers," from celeber "frequented, populous, crowded;" with transferred senses of "well-attended; famous; often-repeated." Related: Celebrated; celebrating.