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
David Lee (Zach Grenier) becomes suspicious of the fourth years when he witnesses them congratulating each other in the office.‘The Good Wife’ Is Back With a Terrific Fifth Season Premiere|Chancellor Agard|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, Justin Trudeau lost no time in congratulating her on Twitter.
Let me begin by congratulating President Obama on the start of his second term.Full Text and Video of Marco Rubio's State of the Union Response|Justin Green|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even in what seemed like an honest moment, Kimmel eked out a joke when congratulating Obama on his strength during tough times.White House Correspondents Dinner: 9 Best Moments (Video)|Brittany Jones-Cooper|April 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gaddafi has also appeared on state TV, congratulating Libyans on defeating "the rats."
Everywhere along the way people were congratulating one another.Robert Tournay|William Sage
I could hardly do the little helmet alterations necessary, so crowded was I by congratulating and questioning artists and starers.An Autobiography|Elizabeth Butler
But, while I was congratulating myself on my good fortune, I found him once more at my side.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
We have seen him congratulating himself that he had no dissenters in his cure of any denomination.The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. VI (of 8)|William Wordsworth
Order of General Shields, congratulating the troops on their bravery at Winchester, was read.Eighty-fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (Infantry.)|Thomas Edward Merchant