What are some alternative words for congratulate?

Synonyms for congratulatekənˈgrætʃ əˌleɪt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compliment, congratulate(verb)

    say something to someone that expresses praise

    "He complimented her on her last physics paper"

    preen, pride, compliment, congratulate, felicitate, plume

  2. congratulate, felicitate(verb)

    express congratulations

    preen, pride, compliment, felicitate, congratulate, plume

  3. pride, plume, congratulate(verb)

    be proud of

    "He prides himself on making it into law school"

    pride, felicitate, hook, primp, surcharge, plume, overcharge, dress, congratulate, preen, compliment, rob, gazump, fleece, soak, pluck

  4. preen, congratulate(verb)

    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

    pride, felicitate, primp, plume, dress, preen, compliment, congratulate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. congratulate

    To felicitate is to pronounce one happy or wish one joy; to congratulate is to express hearty sympathy in his joys or hopes. Felicitate is cold and formal. We say one felicitates himself; tho to congratulate oneself, which is less natural, is becoming prevalent.


    condole with, console

    Congratulate one on or upon his success.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. congratulate(v. a.)

    felicitate, wish joy to, rejoice with

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