variants: or fête

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1 a social gathering
  • the heiress wanted to do something with her life other than shuttle from fete to fete

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2 a time or program of special events and entertainment in honor of something
  • the island's annual fete is a celebration of the daffodil in all of its springtime beauty

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Synonyms & Antonyms of fete (Entry 2 of 2)

to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration
  • the returning servicemen and servicewomen were feted with a week's worth of celebrations

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The first known use of fete was in the 15th century

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“Fete.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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