concelebrate
verb Etymology: Medieval Latin concelebratus, past participle of concelebrare, from Latin, to frequent, celebrate, from com- + celebrare to celebrate Date: 1879 transitive verb to participate in (a Eucharist) as a joint celebrant who recites the canon in unison with other celebrants intransitive verb to participate as a celebrant in a concelebrated Eucharist • concelebration noun

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  • Concelebrate — Con*cel e*brate, v. t. [L. concelebratus, p. p. of concelebrare to concelebrate.] To celebrate together. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concelebrate — [kän sel′ə brāt΄, kənsel′ə brāt΄] vt. concelebrated, concelebrating [< L concelebratus, pp. of concelebrare, to celebrate (a solemnity) in large numbers: see CON & CELEBRATE] to celebrate (the Eucharistic liturgy) jointly, the prayers being… …   English World dictionary

  • concelebrate — /keuhn sel euh brayt , kon /, v., concelebrated, concelebrating. v.i. 1. to participate in a concelebration. v.t. 2. to celebrate (a Eucharist or Mass) with other members of the clergy. [1565 75; < L concelebratus, ptp. of concelebrare; see COM …   Universalium

  • concelebrate — verb a) To celebrate along with others b) To celebrate a mass along with the bishop who ordained him See Also: concelebration …   Wiktionary

  • concelebrate — to jointly recite the canon of the Eucharist in unison with others Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • concelebrate — v. (Catholic) participate in a concelebration (practice of several priests saying Mass together) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • concelebrate — [kɒn sɛlɪbreɪt] verb Christian Church officiate jointly at (a Mass). Derivatives concelebrant noun concelebration noun Origin C19: from L. concelebrat , concelebrare celebrate together …   English new terms dictionary

  • concelebrate — con·celebrate …   English syllables

  • concelebrate — /kɒnˈsɛləbreɪt/ (say kon seluhbrayt) verb (t) (concelebrated, concelebrating) to officiate with another priest or priests at (a Mass or Holy Communion). –concelebrant, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • concelebrate —   vb. Christianity. celebrate the Eucharist with one or more other priests.    ♦ concelebration, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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