noun, plural fetes.
verb (used with object), fet·ed, fet·ing.
Origin of fete
Examples from the Web for feted
On his return to Japan, Onoda was feted, and briefly tipped to run for the Diet, the Japanese bicameral parliament.
Unable to sell his Indian collection to Congress, Catlin went to Europe and was feted for a time for his exhibited work.
The late New York mayor was feted by Clinton, Bloomberg, and more political luminaries at an Upper East Side funeral today.
Ironically as he was feted abroad, he left many Mexicans cold.Carlos Fuentes, Mexico’s Universal Man of Letters, Dies at 83|Mac Margolis|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His friend to the north, Paul Kagame, is another authoritarian with grubby hands, feted nonetheless.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor|Finlay Young|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Again the young heiress was followed, flattered, feted as much as if she had been a beauty as well.The Lost Lady of Lone|E.D.E.N. Southworth
In France as well as in England the name Sims is a household word, and if he chose he might be feted every day of the week.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
Hence Spanish wars have been long and sanguinary butcheries, while their civil dissensions are the feted ferment of corruption.
And we have been feted and wined and dined as only mortals may be, who have fallen among long-time and well-tried friends.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards
From below, trainload after trainload of British regulars were coming up to the danger point, feted and cheered at every station.The Great Boer War|Arthur Conan Doyle