CELEBRATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CELEBRATE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
celebrate
 v.  take part in special enjoyable activities to show that a particular occasion is important
 v.  express admiration and approval for something or someone
 v.  perform a religious ceremony
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  Nature seems anew to celebrate her awakening into life.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2  They had great-grand-children, and were soon to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage; but they could not exactly recollect the date: and old Granny sat in the tree, and looked as pleased as now.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
3  And now the old king gathered together his court, and asked all his kingdom to come and celebrate the wedding of his son and the princess.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WATER OF LIFE
4  Napoleon had commanded that once a week there should be held something called a Spontaneous Demonstration, the object of which was to celebrate the struggles and triumphs of Animal Farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
5  An anecdote was on the tip of her tongue, about a public lavatory built to celebrate the same occasion, and how the Mayor.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
6  The records of your detective have reached us here, and you could not celebrate him without being known yourself.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
7  If on the other hand you hear of his death, come home at once, celebrate his funeral rites with all due pomp, build a barrow to his memory, and make your mother marry again.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
8  Phemius," she cried, "you know many another feat of gods and heroes, such as poets love to celebrate.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
9  Suddenly the sound of a firing of cannon was heard from the embankment, to celebrate the signing of peace with the Turks, and the crowd rushed impetuously toward the embankment to watch the firing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXI
10  As if to celebrate a victory over everybody, a cricket chirped in a crack in the wall.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
11  Before the minister had time to celebrate his victory over this last temptation, he was conscious of another impulse, more ludicrous, and almost as horrible.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
12  Other poets have warbled the praises of the soft eye of the antelope, and the lovely plumage of the bird that never alights; less celestial, I celebrate a tail.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
13  In a hard and warlike time he was celebrate that he have more iron nerve, more subtle brain, more braver heart, than any man.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  It was one of his habits to come tolerably often to celebrate the offices in the chapel of the nuns of the Petit-Picpus.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
15  Let this be the union, this the bridal that Venus' illustrious progeny and Latinus the King shall celebrate.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  Lu Xun will be for ever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new Chinese cultural movement.
17  Mr Lowe has just celebrated six months of wedded bliss to his sweetheart Ellen.
18  Today, another American legend, Mark Twain, celebrated for the power of his language and his ability to delight and provoke, is also under attack.
19  The world leaders celebrated the year 2000 with a solemn pledge to reduce poverty and hunger by 2015.
20  Occasionally the rock star would drift out onto the balcony and vouchsafe the crowd below a glimpse of her celebrated features.
21  Thanks to their race to break Roger Maris's home-run record, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire are two of America's most celebrated baseball players.
22  In fact, you can even find claims made by celebrated scholars, and published in reputable sources.
23  Zee Avi is a celebrated singer from Malaysia who packs an emotional wallop with her cool writing.
24  Even the celebrated national side is now routinely barracked when it plays at home, so that it has taken to staging its games in provincial towns, where it can hope for a warmer reception than in Rio.
25  The Internet buzzed about the former first daughter's decision to join the Ann Arbor school after an Instagram post purportedly from her private account celebrated her acceptance.
26  We hope this celebration to usher in the new century.
27  For those lucky enough to glimpse the motorcade of the royals as they drive the distance from the capital's airport, this is a day of celebration.
28  I know for a fact that several members of the group were deeply involved in centennial celebration activities.
29  For my brother the celebration of his sobriety is as significant as his birthday.
30  A celebration with roots in history, that has developed and spread spontaneously, is preferable to picking the birthday of a single man.