Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To rejoice; exult.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To utter jubilant sounds or expressions; rejoice; exult.
  • noun A monk, canon, or doctor who has served fifty years.
  • noun In the Anglican liturgy, the canticle or psalm (Ps. c.) that follows the second lesson in the morning service: so called from the first word of the Latin version.
  • noun A musical setting of this canticle.
  • noun The third Sunday after Easter: so called from the 66th Psalm (which in the Vulgate begins with the same words as the 100th) being used as the introit on that day.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb rare To exult; to rejoice.
  • noun The third Sunday after Easter; -- so called because the introit is the 66th Psalm, which, in the Latin version, begins with the words, “Jubilate Deo.”
  • noun A name of the 100th Psalm; -- so called from its opening word in the Latin version.

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  • verb To show elation or triumph; to rejoice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb to express great joy
  • verb celebrate a jubilee

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin iūbilāre, iūbilāt-, to raise a shout of joy.]

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Verb form of jubilation, from Latin jubilare, 'shout for joy'

Examples

  • As you can see behind me, as the votes came in from the different polling stations, they were posted on these big screens for all to see, and as expected, the ANC won overwhelmingly, a jubilate party here.

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  • Given the trials she has undergone, she might have expected to be met by a minor dignitary or a choir singing ‘Exultate, jubilate’.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • Which begins with “O jubilate” … and ends with I was a seed pod tumbling and an admission:

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • A local person belongs to Royal Family of Chitral told that we often arrange a musical Evening as and when a foreigner hunts a Markhor to express our happy and satisfaction to jubilate it because this is the only source of income for our area.

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  • See citation on felicitate.

    March 9, 2008