(v. t.) To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.
(v. t.) To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.
(v. t.) To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage.
(1) says Gregg Wallace opening the new series of Celebrity MasterChef (Mon-Fri, 2.15pm, BBC1).
(2) Fatah leader Yahya Rabah said the organisation would celebrate "with our brothers in Hamas", the Ma'an news agency reported.
(3) If you want to become a summit celebrity be sure to strike a pose whenever you see the ENB photographer approaching.
(4) There are many examples to support his assertion, yet for the most part, it is celebrities who dictate what images can be published and what stories should be told.
(5) On a weekend that sees the country celebrate 50 years of independence it is certain that despite all things – good and bad – that have taken place in 2013, the next 50 years will be transformed by personal technology, concerned citizens and the media.
(6) The supporters – many of them wearing Hamas green headbands and carrying Hamas flags – packed the open-air venue in rain and strong winds to celebrate the Islamist organisation's 25th anniversary and what it regards as a victory in last month's eight-day war with Israel.
(7) They had watched him celebrate mass with three million pilgrims on the packed-out shores of Copacabana beach .
(8) July 7, 2016 Verified account A blue tick that tells you the user is either an A-list celebrity, a respected authority on an important subject or a BuzzFeed employee.
(9) Celebrity woodlanders Tax breaks and tree-hugging already draw the wealthy and well-known to buy British forests.
(10) Arsenal’s 10 men fall at the first hurdle against Dinamo Zagreb Read more This win, even against such feeble opponents, was celebrated, with the locals chorusing their manager’s name amid a wave of relief given so much of the team’s domestic campaign to date has been dismal.
(11) The writer Palesa Morudu told me that she sees, in the South African pride that "we did it", a troubling anxiety that we can't: "Why are we celebrating that we built stadiums on time?
(12) My boyfriend and I headed to a sushi bar to celebrate.
(13) In early 2009, he took part in Celebrity Big Brother for a rumoured fee of £100,000.
(14) Lion cubs fathered by Cecil, the celebrated lion shot dead in Zimbabwe , may already have been killed by a rival male lion and even if they were still alive there was nothing conservationists could do to protect them, a conservation charity has warned.
(15) We used to have a really good night in here on Bonfire night.” Communities across the UK are facing the same unwillingness by civic bodies to stage Bonfire night celebrations.
(16) Perhaps it’s the lot of people like my colleagues here in the centre and me to wrestle with our consciences, shed tears, lose sleep and try to make the best of a very bad, heart-breaking job and leave the rest of the world to party, get pissed and celebrate Christmas.
(17) Two days after Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse , published a beautiful essay calling for this year's First World War commemorations to " honour those who died " and "celebrate the peace we now share", Michael Gove has delivered the government's response.
(18) Roche, 30, was born in High Wycombe, but moved with her British parents to Germany as a young child, and has been a national celebrity there since her teens, presenting music and culture shows.
(19) Trawling through the private telephone conversations of royals, politicians and celebrities in the hope of picking up scandalous gossip is not seen as legitimate news gathering and the techniques of entrapment which led to the recent Pakistani match-fixing scandal , although grudgingly admired in this particular case, are derided as manufacturing the news.
(20) The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards didn’t achieve the same degree of controversy as last year’s celebration of tongues, twerking and teddy bears , but between a speech by a homeless teen, an ill-timed wardrobe malfunction, and Beyoncé’s spectacular, epic, show-stopping finale, there were nevertheless a few moments worth watching.
(n.) See Reveal.
(v. i.) A feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal.
(v. i.) To feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry.
(v. i.) To move playfully; to indulge without restraint.
(v. t.) To draw back; to retract.
(1) Obama conceded that the revelations had caused trust in the US to plunge around the world.
(2) The revelations did not alter the huge body of evidence from a variety of scientific fields that supports the conclusion that modern climate change is caused largely by human activity, Ward said.
(3) And you’re doing it three weeks after the initial revelations, and only when your position is obviously under threat and with a no confidence motion in your position as Speaker looming.
(4) Gilmore added that the revelations couldcompromise Irish attempts to win further debt relief from the European Union.
(5) Hopefully the revelations here help those inside and outside the party to clear the air and decide their own next move.
(6) It was intended, however, as a response to more radical reforms proposed by congressman Justin Amash, a Republican from Michigan, and is likely to have relatively limited impact on the NSA's ability to collect data on US citizens through incidental means, the so-called backdoor provisions , which was seen as a bigger threat as Snowden's revelations continued.
(7) • The Spanish government has warned the US that revelations of widespread spying by the National Security Agency could, if confirmed, “ lead to a breakdown in the traditional trust ” between the two countries.
(8) However, in a demonstration of the intense secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance even after Edward Snowden's revelations, the senators claimed they could not publicly identify the allegedly misleading section or sections of a factsheet without compromising classified information.
(9) Nike's latest CSR report is a revelation for the amount of information they give."
(10) Sir Martin Sorrell , the chief executive of WPP, has said businesses continue to underestimate the importance the Edward Snowden's NSA electronic surveillance revelations have had on consumer attitudes to privacy and security.
(11) The revelation of the increase comes after the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and a host of senior doctors warned Theresa May in a letter that hospitals are “paralysed by spiralling demand” and the NHS “will fail” without an emergency cash injection.
(12) Snowden’s revelations have again framed the debate over the balance between our privacy rights and our need for security.
(13) Former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott said on Twitter that he will write to culture secretary Jeremy Hunt demanding that he block News Corp's bid to take full control of pay-TV company BSkyB following the revelations about Dowler.
(14) The fact that Fraser suggested Pinter write one of the pivotal scenes, in which Emma challenges Jerry to leave his wife, was a revelation, he says.
(15) What did us in here, what worked against us was this shocking revelation,” Clapper said .
(16) Couple this with the revelation that degrees might not even be worth the investment, and the sense of betrayal from those who have already graduated risks spilling over.
(17) Policy change after Snowden leaks EFF also found that the Snowden revelations about government surveillance of data have prompted technology companies to increase their protection of user data.
(18) If the president and Congress would simply obey the fourth amendment, this new shocking revelation that the government is now spying on citizens' phone data en masse would never have happened.
(19) A spokeswoman for the Guardian said the revelation of the US-UK correspondence on the destruction was disappointing.
(20) Updated at 8.30pm GMT 8.18pm GMT Clapper says NSA has spent thousands of man-hours cleaning up after the Snowden revelations , which he calls "a major distraction."