celebrated
adjective Date: 1580 widely known and often referred to <
a celebrated author
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Synonyms: see famouscelebratedness noun

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  • Celebrated — Cel e*bra ted, a. Having celebrity; distinguished; renowned. [1913 Webster] Celebrated for the politeness of his manners. Macaulay. Syn: Distinguished; famous; noted; famed; renowned; illustrious. See {Distinguished}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • celebrated — celebrated; un·celebrated; …   English syllables

  • celebrated — index blatant (conspicuous), famous, household (familiar), illustrious, notable, noteworthy, no …   Law dictionary

  • celebrated — renowned, *famous, famed, eminent, illustrious Analogous words: prominent, conspicuous, outstanding, signal (see NOTICEABLE) Antonyms: obscure …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • celebrated — [adj] distinguished, famous acclaimed, big*, eminent, famed, glorious, great, high powered, illustrious, immortal, important, large, laureate, lionized, notable, number one*, numero uno*, outstanding, popular, preeminent, prominent, renowned,… …   New thesaurus

  • celebrated — [sel′ə brāt΄id] adj. much spoken of; famous; renowned SYN. FAMOUS …   English World dictionary

  • celebrated — adj. 1) celebrated as (celebrated as a painter) 2) celebrated for (celebrated for scientific research) * * * [ selɪbreɪtɪd] celebrated as (celebrated as a painter) celebratedfor (celebrated for scientific research) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • celebrated — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ justly, rightly ▪ his justly celebrated portrait of Benjamin Franklin ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • celebrated — cel|e|brat|ed [ selə,breıtəd ] adjective * famous and praised by many people: a celebrated artist celebrated for: The garden became celebrated for its exotic plants …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • celebrated — [[t]se̱lɪbreɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A celebrated person or thing is famous and much admired. He was soon one of the most celebrated young painters in England... Dean died three days before the opening of Rebel Without Cause, his most… …   English dictionary

  • celebrated */ — UK [ˈseləˌbreɪtɪd] / US [ˈseləˌbreɪtəd] adjective famous and praised by many people a celebrated artist celebrated for: The garden became celebrated for its exotic plants …   English dictionary

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