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Meaning of JUBILATE

Pronunciation:  'joobu`leyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  to express great joy; "As if the sea, and sky, and earth, rejoiced with new-born liberty." Shelley
  2. [v]  celebrate a jubilee

JUBILATE is a 8 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: exult, rejoice, triumph
 See Also: celebrate, cheer, cheer up, chirk up, fete, glory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ju`bi*la"te\, n. [L., imperat. of jubilare to shout
    for joy.]
    1. 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.''
    2. A name of the 100th Psalm; -- so called from its opening
       word in the Latin version.
  2. \Ju"bi*late\, v. i. [L. jubilatus, p. p. of jubilare.]
    To exult; to rejoice. [R.] --De Quincey.
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