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Definition 1: an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place) - [noun denoting act]

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

  • a drama festival

Synonyms for fete in the sense of this definition

(fete is a kind of ...) any joyous diversion

(... is a kind of fete ) an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn

(... is a kind of fete ) an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer

(... is a kind of fete ) a festival featuring African-American culture; celebrated between Christmas and New Year

(... is a kind of fete ) a festival that features performances by jazz artists

(... is a kind of fete ) a cinematic festival that features films (usually films produced during the past year)

(... is a kind of fete ) any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)

(... is a kind of fete ) an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)

(... is a kind of fete ) a festival marked by merrymaking and processions

(... is a kind of fete ) a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

Definition 2: an elaborate party (often outdoors) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for fete in the sense of this definition

(fete is a kind of ...) an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment

"he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"

(... is a kind of fete ) an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)

(... is a kind of fete ) a ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)

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

  • They were feting the patriarch of the family
  • After the exam, the students were celebrating

Synonyms for fete in the sense of this definition

(fete is a kind of ...) get together socially or for a specific purpose

(... is a kind of fete ) celebrate a jubilee

(... is a kind of fete ) celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities

"The members of the wedding party made merry all night" "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"

(... is a kind of fete ) have or participate in a party

"The students were partying all night before the exam"

(... is a kind of fete ) have or give a reception

"The lady is receiving Sunday morning"

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