congratulate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin congratulor, from gratus (blessing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /kənˈɡɹæd͡ʒʊˌleɪt/, /kənˈɡɹæd͡ʒəˌleɪt/
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Verb[edit]

congratulate (third-person singular simple present congratulates, present participle congratulating, simple past and past participle congratulated)

  1. to express one’s sympathetic pleasure or joy to the person(s) it is felt for

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

congratulate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of congratulare
  2. second-person plural imperative of congratulare
  3. feminine plural of congratulato

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

congrātulāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of congrātulātus