[kuh n-sel-uh-breyt, kon-]

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for concelebrate



Christianity to celebrate (the Eucharist or Mass) jointly with one or more other priests
Derived Formsconcelebration, noun

Word Origin for concelebrate

C16: from Latin concelebrāre
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