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
Example sentences from the Web for congratulate
Brendon loses no time in congratulating Elle on her new love connection, forcing Elle back to Darcy for answers.‘Written in the Stars’ is a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ reboot that’s charming, effervescent and entirely itself|Ellen Morton|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
She congratulated Gloria, the mayor-elect, but had a score to settle.Morning Report: All Eyes on Council President Race|Voice of San Diego|November 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Within an hour, Katie’s phone dinged with an email from VEX Robotics, congratulating the RoboKnights on qualifying for the regional tournament.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
“I have called Sara Jacobs to congratulate her and I stand ready to work with her to advance just policies that will benefit working families and ensure that our recovery from this pandemic leaves no one behind,” Gómez wrote, in a press release.
We regularly self-congratulate ourselves, yet I have seen the same patterns over and over.
Tweeting and Instagramming about their participation, making themselves the story like they want to be congratulated.
“My prom date got ahold of my number and called me recently and congratulated me on everything that's going on,” says Trainor.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, she was more expensive than an au pair, but, we congratulated ourselves, she spoke English and she knew what she was doing.Kate Hired a Spanish Nanny And Who Can Blame Her? English Nannies Suck|Tom Sykes|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He congratulated me on having lived for a week bareheaded in East Texas without getting beaten with a tire iron.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I congratulated him on Her, my pick for the best film of the year.Partying With the Golden Globes Stars: Taylor Swift Cuts a Rug, Ben Affleck Holds Court, and More|Marlow Stern|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I flew towards my brother and we congratulated one another by waving.The Red Battle Flyer|Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
Then, anticipating the glories of the Exposition, we congratulated ourselves that we had come.
Paxton congratulated himself and the world in his Flower Garden that the stock was so greatly increased.About Orchids|Frederick Boyle
Now he congratulated himself on his goodness in making a certain vow and his firmness in keeping it.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
And yet you congratulated me but now,” said Matilda, “when you fancied my father intended to dispose of me!The Castle of Otranto|Horace Walpole