concelebrate

[ kuh n-sel-uh-breyt, kon- ]
/ kənˈsɛl əˌbreɪt, kɒn- /

verb (used without object), con·cel·e·brat·ed, con·cel·e·brat·ing.

to participate in a concelebration.

verb (used with object), con·cel·e·brat·ed, con·cel·e·brat·ing.

to celebrate (a Eucharist or Mass) with other members of the clergy.

Origin of concelebrate

1565–75; < Latin concelebrātus, past participle of concelebrāre; see com-, celebrate
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British Dictionary definitions for concelebrate

concelebrate

/ (kənˈsɛlɪˌbreɪt) /

verb

Christianity to celebrate (the Eucharist or Mass) jointly with one or more other priests

Derived Forms

concelebration, noun

Word Origin for concelebrate

C16: from Latin concelebrāre
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