Meaning of JUBILATE in English

JUBILATE

I. ju·bi·late ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlāt intransitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: Latin jubilatus, past participle of jubilare; akin to Middle High German jū, jūch (exclamation of joy), jōlen to yodel, Greek iygē shout, howling, Lithuanian yvas owl

: to utter sounds or make demonstrations of joy and exultation

the war was not officially ended but … a war-weary nation jubilated — Dixon Wecter

II. ju·bi·la·te ˌyübəˈlä(ˌ)tā, ˌjü- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Latin, 2d person plural imperative of jubilare; from the occurrence of this word at the beginning of Ps 99 in the Vulgate (Ps 100 AV and RSV)

1. : a song or outburst of joy and gladness

Heaven's grand courts with jubilates rang — Tinsley's Magazine

2. usually capitalized

[Latin, 2d person plural imperative of jubilare; from the occurrence of this word at the beginning of Ps 65 in the Vulgate (Ps 66 AV and RSV), used as the introit for the third Sunday after Easter]

: the third Sunday after Easter

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