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Definition 1: any joyous diversion - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for celebration in the sense of this definition

(celebration is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of celebration ) a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes

(... is a kind of celebration ) a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity

(... is a kind of celebration ) (in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint

(... is a kind of celebration ) an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)

"a drama festival"

(... is a kind of celebration ) a gay festivity

(... is a kind of celebration ) the centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era

(... is a kind of celebration ) a celebration following a victory in a battle or sports competition

Definition 2: the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual - [noun denoting act]

Samples where celebration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the celebration of marriage

Synonyms for celebration in the sense of this definition

(celebration is a kind of ...) the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies

Definition 3: a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for celebration in the sense of this definition

(celebration is a kind of ...) a vaguely specified social event

"the party was quite an affair" "an occasion arranged to honor the president" "a seemingly endless round of social functions"

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