verb (used with object), con·grat·u·lat·ed, con·grat·u·lat·ing.
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Origin of congratulate
OTHER WORDS FROM congratulatecon·grat·u·la·tor, nounpre·con·grat·u·late, verb (used with object), pre·con·grat·u·lat·ed, pre·con·grat·u·lat·ing.un·con·grat·u·lat·ed, adjectiveun·con·grat·u·lat·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for congratulate
A Details cover depicting Timberlake and congratulating him for “getting into Britney’s pants” appears on-screen.Britney Spears and the trauma of being young, female and famous in the ’90s|Ashley Fetters|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
We've always tried to — when we're in the back, hanging out, waiting for them — when each of them come out, congratulate them either way, whether it's a win or loss.Darryl Morsell’s parents attended his first 97 Maryland games. The pandemic ended the streak.|Emily Giambalvo|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, congratulated Buttigieg for his “historic confirmation” in a statement.In first for LGBTQ history, Buttigieg confirmed as Cabinet-level appointee|Chris Johnson|February 2, 2021|Washington Blade
Then little by little our friends and family, chosen and biological, joined us to congratulate us and wish us well.This country is a risky place to be a parent, and the pandemic reminded me of that|Haley Swenson|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Some were prepared to issue statements congratulating legislators.Bill Banning Locked Seclusion and Face-Down Restraints in Illinois Schools Stalls as Lawmakers Run Out of Time|by Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune, and Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica|January 14, 2021|ProPublica
My beef is not with Jolie, whom I congratulate on her work, and admire as human being simply trying to do a little bit of good.
Other times I would say how wonderful it was to see him, and congratulate him on all the success that had come his way.How Mork Melted the Fonz: Henry Winkler Recalls Robin Williams’s Storming ‘Happy Days’ Debut|Tim Teeman|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Miss Delaware Pageant is proud to congratulate Brittany and wishes Amanda the very best on her future endeavors.
“I should congratulate Adriano for doing the best with what he had to work with,” Rangel said.
One day Ebadi arrived at the Ministry of Justice to congratulate the revolutionary officials who had taken power.
"I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.Confidence|Henry James
The bride then goes to court; after which the ladies visit her, and proceed to congratulate the other members of the family.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
"I am very glad, and congratulate you that Crompton Place is your home without a doubt," Jack said to her.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
There are a certain number of ready-made phrases which we store and use when we wish to congratulate one another.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
Let me congratulate you upon the fortitude and courage with which you have ignored those lying reports of my death.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim