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celebration

 
Noun celebration has 3 senses
  1. celebration, jubilation - a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    --1 is a kind of affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function
    Derived forms: verb celebrate1, verb celebrate2
  2. celebration, festivity - any joyous diversion
    --2 is a kind of diversion, recreation
    --2 has particulars:
     agon; merrymaking, conviviality, jollification; feria; festival, fete; gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout; Ludi Saeculares, secular games; victory celebration
    Derived forms: verb celebrate1, verb celebrate2
  3. celebration, solemnization, solemnisation - the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual; "the celebration of marriage"
    --3 is a kind of ritual
    Derived form: verb celebrate1
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