To celebrate is to engage in a joyous and often social activity or event, usually in honor of some specific event or achievement.(verb)
An example of celebrate is when you throw a party because of a graduation.
See celebrate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME celebraten < L celebratus, pp. of celebrare, to frequent, go in great numbers, honor < celeber, frequented, populous; akin to celer, swift: see hold
See celebrate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing, cel·e·brates verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English celebraten
Origin: , from Latin celebrāre, celebrāt-, to frequent, celebrate
Origin: , from celeber, celebr-, frequented, famous.
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