jubilate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin plural imperative of jubilare: see jubilate
jubilate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb ju·bi·lat·ed, ju·bi·lat·ing, ju·bi·lates
Origin: Latin iūbilāre, iūbilāt-, to raise a shout of joy.
- a. The 100th Psalm in the King James Bible and in most modern Catholic versions or the 99th in the Vulgate.b. A musical setting of the Jubilate.
- The third Sunday after Easter.
- A song or an outburst of joy and triumph.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin iūbilāte, second person pl. imperative of iūbilāre, to raise a shout of joy, the first word of the psalm.