Synonyms & Antonyms of celebrated

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past tense of celebrate

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2 to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony
  • a mixed family that celebrates both the Christian and Jewish religious holidays

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famous, renowned, celebrated, noted, notorious, distinguished, eminent, illustrious mean known far and wide. famous implies little more than the fact of being, sometimes briefly, widely and popularly known. a famous actress renowned implies more glory and acclamation. one of the most renowned figures in sports history celebrated implies notice and attention especially in print. the most celebrated beauty of her day noted suggests well-deserved public attention. the noted mystery writer notorious frequently adds to famous an implication of questionableness or evil. a notorious gangster distinguished implies acknowledged excellence or superiority. a distinguished scientist who won the Nobel Prize eminent implies even greater prominence for outstanding quality or character. the country's most eminent writers illustrious stresses enduring honor and glory attached to a deed or person. illustrious war heroes

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The first known use of celebrated was in 1549

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“Celebrated.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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