fete


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fete

also fête  (fāt, fĕt)
n.
1. A festival or feast.
2.
a. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.
b. An elaborate party.
tr.v. fet·ed, fet·ing, fetes also fêt·ed or fêt·ing or fêtes
1. To celebrate or honor with a festival, a feast, or an elaborate entertainment.
2. To pay honor to.

[French fête, from Old French feste; see feast.]

fête

(feɪt) or

fete

n
1. a gala, bazaar, or similar entertainment, esp one held outdoors in aid of charity
2. a feast day or holiday, esp one of religious significance
3. informal Caribbean an organized group entertainment, esp a party or a dance
vb
4. (tr) to honour or entertain with or as if with a fête: the author was fêted by his publishers.
5. (intr) informal Caribbean to join in a fête
[C18: from French: feast]

fete

or fête

(feɪt, fɛt)

n., pl. fetes, n.
1. a festive celebration.
2. a day of celebration.
3. a religious feast or festival.
v.t.
4. to honor with a fete.
[1745–55; < French, Old French feste feast]

fete


Past participle: feted
Gerund: feting

Imperative
fete
fete
Present
I fete
you fete
he/she/it fetes
we fete
you fete
they fete
Preterite
I feted
you feted
he/she/it feted
we feted
you feted
they feted
Present Continuous
I am feting
you are feting
he/she/it is feting
we are feting
you are feting
they are feting
Present Perfect
I have feted
you have feted
he/she/it has feted
we have feted
you have feted
they have feted
Past Continuous
I was feting
you were feting
he/she/it was feting
we were feting
you were feting
they were feting
Past Perfect
I had feted
you had feted
he/she/it had feted
we had feted
you had feted
they had feted
Future
I will fete
you will fete
he/she/it will fete
we will fete
you will fete
they will fete
Future Perfect
I will have feted
you will have feted
he/she/it will have feted
we will have feted
you will have feted
they will have feted
Future Continuous
I will be feting
you will be feting
he/she/it will be feting
we will be feting
you will be feting
they will be feting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been feting
you have been feting
he/she/it has been feting
we have been feting
you have been feting
they have been feting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been feting
you will have been feting
he/she/it will have been feting
we will have been feting
you will have been feting
they will have been feting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been feting
you had been feting
he/she/it had been feting
we had been feting
you had been feting
they had been feting
Conditional
I would fete
you would fete
he/she/it would fete
we would fete
you would fete
they would fete
Past Conditional
I would have feted
you would have feted
he/she/it would have feted
we would have feted
you would have feted
they would have feted

fete


Past participle: fêted
Gerund: fêting

Imperative
fete
fete
Present
I fete
you fete
he/she/it fêtes
we fete
you fete
they fete
Preterite
I fêted
you fêted
he/she/it fêted
we fêted
you fêted
they fêted
Present Continuous
I am fêting
you are fêting
he/she/it is fêting
we are fêting
you are fêting
they are fêting
Present Perfect
I have fêted
you have fêted
he/she/it has fêted
we have fêted
you have fêted
they have fêted
Past Continuous
I was fêting
you were fêting
he/she/it was fêting
we were fêting
you were fêting
they were fêting
Past Perfect
I had fêted
you had fêted
he/she/it had fêted
we had fêted
you had fêted
they had fêted
Future
I will fete
you will fete
he/she/it will fete
we will fete
you will fete
they will fete
Future Perfect
I will have fêted
you will have fêted
he/she/it will have fêted
we will have fêted
you will have fêted
they will have fêted
Future Continuous
I will be fêting
you will be fêting
he/she/it will be fêting
we will be fêting
you will be fêting
they will be fêting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fêting
you have been fêting
he/she/it has been fêting
we have been fêting
you have been fêting
they have been fêting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fêting
you will have been fêting
he/she/it will have been fêting
we will have been fêting
you will have been fêting
they will have been fêting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fêting
you had been fêting
he/she/it had been fêting
we had been fêting
you had been fêting
they had been fêting
Conditional
I would fete
you would fete
he/she/it would fete
we would fete
you would fete
they would fete
Past Conditional
I would have fêted
you would have fêted
he/she/it would have fêted
we would have fêted
you would have fêted
they would have fêted

fete

fair
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fete - an elaborate party (often outdoors)fete - an elaborate party (often outdoors)
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
luau - an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)
potlatch - a ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)
2.fete - an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival"
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion
carnival - a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
Bacchanalia, Dionysia - an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
eisteddfod - any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
film festival - a cinematic festival that features films (usually films produced during the past year)
jazz festival - a festival that features performances by jazz artists
Kwanzaa, Kwanza - a festival featuring African-American culture; celebrated between Christmas and New Year
Oktoberfest - an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
Saturnalia - an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
sheepshearing - a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared
Verb1.fete - have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
get together, meet - get together socially or for a specific purpose
jubilate - celebrate a jubilee
jollify, make happy, make merry, make whoopie, racket, wassail, whoop it up, revel - celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
party - have or participate in a party; "The students were partying all night before the exam"
receive - have or give a reception; "The lady is receiving Sunday morning"

fête

fete
noun
1. fair, festival, gala, bazaar, garden party, sale of work The Vicar is organizing a church fete.
verb
1. entertain, welcome, honour, make much of, wine and dine, hold a reception for (someone), lionize, bring out the red carpet for (someone), kill the fatted calf for (someone), treat The actress was fêted at a special dinner.

fete

also fête
noun
A large or important social gathering:
Informal: do.
Slang: bash.
Translations
حَفْلَه خَيْرِيَّه
slavnost
markedvelgørenhedsfest
yardım şenliği

fête

[feɪt]
A. N
1. (= party) → fiesta f
to be en fêteestar de fiesta
2. (for charity) → feria f benéfica
B. VT (= honour) → ensalzar; (= have a celebration for) → festejar

fete

fête [ˈfeɪt]
nfête f, kermesse f
vt [+ celebrity] → honorer
to be feted → être honoré(e)

fête

nFest nt; village fêteDorffest nt
vt (= make much of) sb, sb’s successfeiern; to fête somebody (= entertain)zu jds Ehren ein Fest geben; a much fêted actresseine gefeierte Schauspielerin

fête

[feɪt]
1. nfesta all'aperto (spesso a scopo di beneficenza)
2. vtfesteggiare

fête

(feit) noun
an entertainment, especially in the open air, with competitions, displays, the selling of goods etc usually to raise money, especially for charity. We are holding a summer fete in aid of charity.
References in classic literature ?
Each had made such preparation for the fete as seemed necessary and proper.
I saw her often at Richmond, I heard of her often in town, and I used often to take her and the Brandleys on the water; there were picnics, fete days, plays, operas, concerts, parties, all sorts of pleasures, through which I pursued her - and they were all miseries to me.
The master and mistress of such an establishment are counted among the leading persons of the town; they are received wherever it may please them to visit; no fete is given, no formal or diplomatic dinner takes place, to which they are not invited.
That day being Christmas Day, Ned Land seemed to regret sorely the non-celebration of "Christmas," the family fete of which Protestants are so fond.
Thus talking, they traversed the streets, full of people on account of the fete, and arrived opposite the old cathedral, where first mass was going on.
He perceived a change of subject would be welcome, and said, "By the way, Arthur, at your colonel's birthday fete there were some transparencies that made a great effect in honour of Britannia, and Pitt, and the Loamshire Militia, and, above all, the 'generous youth,' the hero of the day.
Mademoiselle Auricule," said the princess, presenting to his majesty a fat, fair girl of two-and-twenty, who at a village fete might have been taken for a peasant in Sunday finery, -- "the daughter of my music-mistress.
The hereditary French holiday spirit of the French voyageurs is hardly to be depressed by any adversities; and they can manage to get up a fete in the most squalid situations, and under the most untoward circumstances.
She opened her fan, a fine old painted fan of the last century, and looked at the picture, which represented a fete champetre--a lady with a guitar, singing, and a group of dancers round a garlanded Hermes.
We want to do him honour--and, besides, it will be more pleasant to have the introductions over before we go to his FETE at the Castle.
There was a fete--a grand fete in honor of some saint who had been instrumental in checking the cholera three hundred years ago, and all Venice was abroad on the water.
The city was at her birthright fete in the persons of hundreds of her best citizens, men and women whose names and lives stand for the virtues that make for honourable civic pride.