celebrate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: happily mark an occasion or event

We've spent long nights trying to figure out how to celebrate this momentous occasion.
I told them about my promotion, so we went out to celebrate.
Here are the top 10 reasons to celebrate Groundhog Day.
You can use holidays or birthdays as an opportunity to celebrate with a poem.
Area women celebrated 'her-story' over brunch.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: celebrate.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: praise

Some historians have celebrated him for his founding of Detroit.
After classifying almost a quarter of a million stars Annie Jump Cannon celebrated her accomplishments.
Chavez on Tuesday celebrated the nationalisation of Venezuela's last foreign-controlled oilfields.

VerbNet: judgement-33
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: celebrate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3