1. To praise; to extol; to commend; to give to; to make famous; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.

The grave cannot celebrate thee. Is. 38.

2. To distinguish by solemn rites; to keep holy.

From even to even shall ye celebrate your Sabbath. Lev. 23.

3. To honor or distinguish by ceremonies and marks of joy and respect; as, to celebrate the birth day of Washington; to celebrate a marriage.

4. To mention in a solemn manner, whether of joy or sorrow.