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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Say something to someone that expresses praise; Express congratulations; Pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement; Be proud of.

Usage examples (32)
  • Thousands of people have talent. I might as well congratulate you for having eyes in your head. The one and only thing that counts is: Do you have staying power?
  • We once again congratulate all of the candidates for their leadership and dedication to providing this country with a New Direction.
  • Did John McCain congratulate her?
  • Abdul Wali came to the compound to "congratulate" Karzai -- and also to get a job. for more
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