felicitate


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Related to felicitate: vindication

fe·lic·i·tate

 (fĭ-lĭs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. fe·lic·i·tat·ed, fe·lic·i·tat·ing, fe·lic·i·tates
1. To offer congratulations to: "I felicitate you on your memory, sir" (John Fowles).
2. Archaic To make happy.

[Late Latin fēlīcitāre, fēlīcitāt-, to make happy, from fēlīx, fēlīc-, fortunate; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

fe·lic′i·ta′tor n.

felicitate

(fɪˈlɪsɪˌteɪt)
vb
to wish joy to; congratulate
feˈliciˌtator n

fe•lic•i•tate

(fɪˈlɪs ɪˌteɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.
2. Archaic. to make happy.
adj.
3. Obs. made happy.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin]
fe•lic′i•ta`tor, n.

felicitate


Past participle: felicitated
Gerund: felicitating

Imperative
felicitate
felicitate
Present
I felicitate
you felicitate
he/she/it felicitates
we felicitate
you felicitate
they felicitate
Preterite
I felicitated
you felicitated
he/she/it felicitated
we felicitated
you felicitated
they felicitated
Present Continuous
I am felicitating
you are felicitating
he/she/it is felicitating
we are felicitating
you are felicitating
they are felicitating
Present Perfect
I have felicitated
you have felicitated
he/she/it has felicitated
we have felicitated
you have felicitated
they have felicitated
Past Continuous
I was felicitating
you were felicitating
he/she/it was felicitating
we were felicitating
you were felicitating
they were felicitating
Past Perfect
I had felicitated
you had felicitated
he/she/it had felicitated
we had felicitated
you had felicitated
they had felicitated
Future
I will felicitate
you will felicitate
he/she/it will felicitate
we will felicitate
you will felicitate
they will felicitate
Future Perfect
I will have felicitated
you will have felicitated
he/she/it will have felicitated
we will have felicitated
you will have felicitated
they will have felicitated
Future Continuous
I will be felicitating
you will be felicitating
he/she/it will be felicitating
we will be felicitating
you will be felicitating
they will be felicitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been felicitating
you have been felicitating
he/she/it has been felicitating
we have been felicitating
you have been felicitating
they have been felicitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been felicitating
you will have been felicitating
he/she/it will have been felicitating
we will have been felicitating
you will have been felicitating
they will have been felicitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been felicitating
you had been felicitating
he/she/it had been felicitating
we had been felicitating
you had been felicitating
they had been felicitating
Conditional
I would felicitate
you would felicitate
he/she/it would felicitate
we would felicitate
you would felicitate
they would felicitate
Past Conditional
I would have felicitated
you would have felicitated
he/she/it would have felicitated
we would have felicitated
you would have felicitated
they would have felicitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.felicitate - express congratulations
bid, wish - invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
Translations

felicitate

[fɪˈlɪsɪteɪt] VT (frm) → felicitar, congratular

felicitate

vt (form)beglückwünschen (sb on sth jdn zu etw), gratulieren (sb on sth jdm zu etw)
References in classic literature ?
The secrets of earth and sky and the links that bind them, we felicitate ourselves we are on the road to discover; but our neighbours' heart and mind we misread, we misjudge, we condemn now as ever.
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And indeed in this particular the Typees had ample reason to felicitate themselves, for sickness was almost unknown.
You are quite right," he replied; "but do not felicitate yourself too quickly should you be sent to the arena, for there is scarce one in a thousand who comes out alive.
And when he remembered his old habitation, and the wisdom of the den and his fellow-prisoners, do you not suppose that he would felicitate himself on the change, and pity them?
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I felicitate you on this superb Test series victory.
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