Congratulating



[kuh n-grach-uh-leyt or, often, -graj-, kuh ng-] /kənˈgrætʃ əˌleɪt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ-/

verb (used with object), congratulated, congratulating.
1.
to express pleasure to (a person), as on a happy occasion:
They congratulated him on his marriage.
2.
Archaic. to express sympathetic joy or satisfaction at (an event).
3.
Obsolete. to salute.
/kənˈɡrætjʊˌleɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(usually foll by on) to communicate pleasure, approval, or praise to (a person or persons); compliment
2.
(often foll by on) to consider (oneself) clever or fortunate (as a result of): she congratulated herself on her tact
3.
(obsolete) to greet
v.

1540s, from Latin congratulatus, past participle of congratulari “to congratulate” (see congratulation). Related: Congratulated; congratulating.

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