jubilate

[ joo-buh-leyt ]
/ ˈdʒu bəˌleɪt /

verb (used without object), ju·bi·lat·ed, ju·bi·lat·ing.

to show or feel great joy; rejoice; exult.
to celebrate a jubilee or joyful occasion.

Origin of jubilate

1595–1605; < Latin jūbilātus (past participle of jūbilāre to shout for joy), equivalent to jūbil- shout + -ātus -ate1

Related forms

ju·bi·la·to·ry [joo-buh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈdʒu bə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jubilatory (1 of 2)

jubilate

/ (ˈdʒuːbɪˌleɪt) /

verb (intr)

to have or express great joy; rejoice
to celebrate a jubilee

Word Origin for jubilate

C17: from Latin jūbilāre to raise a shout of joy; see jubilant

British Dictionary definitions for jubilatory (2 of 2)

Jubilate

/ (ˌdʒuːbɪˈlɑːtɪ) /

noun

RC Church Church of England the 100th psalm used as a canticle in the liturgy
a musical setting of this psalm

Word Origin for Jubilate

from the opening word (Jubilate make a joyful noise) of the Vulgate version
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