celebration definition

  • noun:
    • The formal overall performance of a solemn rite, like Christian sacrament
    • The observance of any occasion or feast day, since by solemnities
    • The work, means of showing admiration, appreciation and/or commemoration, particularly as a social occasion.
    • A social gathering for enjoyment and fun; a celebration.
    • The work, process, or period of celebrating.
    • The act of celebrating.
    • The act of doing or watching with proper rites or ceremonies: since, the gathering of a wedding; the special event of size.
    • what is performed to celebrate something; a commemorative, honorific, or identifying service, observance, or performance: since, to prepare for or hold a celebration; the ode is a celebration of triumph.
    • a joyful occasion for special celebrations to mark some happy event
    • the general public overall performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony along with proper ritual
    • any joyous diversion

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