ceremony


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ceremony

noun caerimonia, celebration, conventionality, festive occasion, festivity, formal occasion, formality, memorialization, observance, official reeeption, prescribed procedure, reception, rite, ritual, solemn observance, solemnity, solemnization, state occasion
Associated concepts: ceremonial marriage, marriage cereeonies, testimentary ceremonies
See also: arrangement, custom, form, formality, protocol, remembrance, solemnity
References in periodicals archive ?
The opening ceremony will depict a journey of five children living in Gangwon Province with a theme of "peace in motion.
A ceremony for career and technical programs (associate of applied science degrees, vocational specialist certificates and basic vocational specialist certificates) will be held at 10 a.
Fouzia Saeed told reporter that artists specially arranged traditional marriage ceremony at Lok Mela which has become a popular entertainment for visitors.
Cyprus Minister of Communications who was at the signing ceremony of the contract for eco-friendly vessels stated that "at the signing ceremony of the contract for eco-friendly vessels It gives me great pleasure to be amongst you today on the occasion of the signing ceremony of the contract for the building of eco-friendly bulk carrier vessels by FrontMarine and Lemissoler Navigation.
THE closing ceremony was a talking point - but it wasn't everyone's cup of tea.
7 (ANI): Cricketers and Bollywood stars will not figure in the XIXth Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.
A remembrance service and wreath-laying ceremony will be held.
TOM CRUISE'S new bundle of joy, baby Suri, had her unusual name officially confirmed at a naming ceremony.
SIMI VALLEY -- A special ceremony is planned for Tuesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on the anniversary of Reagan's birthday, Feb.
Representative and Senators to pass a law making the Bible the book to be used in the swearing-in ceremony of Representatives and Senators.
boarded a river-cruiseboat in Pittsburgh and went through a ceremony of 'ordination' as Catholic priests (eight) and deacons (four).
The rest of the ceremony takes place in the amphitheater.