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celebrated Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    observe; celebrate; keep.
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur
  2. verb have a celebration
    fete; celebrate.
    • They were feting the patriarch of the family
    • After the exam, the students were celebrating
  3. verb assign great social importance to
    lionize; lionise; celebrate.
    • The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood
    • The tenor was lionized in Vienna
  4. adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter
  5. adjective satellite having an illustrious past
    historied; storied.

Cel"e*bra`ted adjective
  1. Having celebrity; distinguished; renowned.
    Celebrated for the politeness of his manners. Macaulay.
    Syn. -- Distinguished; famous; noted; famed; renowned; illustrious. See Distinguished.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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