Word "CEREMONY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a formal event performed on a special occasion
Synonyms:
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance
Examples:
a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
Examples:
the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
he disposed of it without ceremony

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion
Examples:
an inaugural ceremony

Crossword Clues for CEREMONY

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Clue Source Date
A ritual performed to mark a formal occasion Irish Times Simplex 28 Mar 2022
First of contenders, or enemy beaten — formality The Guardian Cryptic 23 Mar 2022
(End) The Washington Post 17 Mar 2022
Nobel Prize presentation, say LA Times Daily 19 Nov 2021
Reception preceder Newsday 07 Aug 2021
Ritual procedure The Times Concise 17 Apr 2021
Pomp, formality Irish Times Simplex 28 Oct 2020
More relaxed after church -- New Year service The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Oct 2020
Rite Eugene Sheffer 11 Sep 2020
Formal event The Sun Two Speed 11 Dec 2019
Show one mercy somehow The Sun Two Speed 11 Dec 2019
Formal event on a special occasion Irish Times Simplex 22 Nov 2018
Service? Don't stand on this The Telegraph Toughie 26 Jun 2018
Rite The Telegraph Quick 05 Jul 2017
Formal event performed on a special occasion Irish Times Simplex 20 Aug 2015
Confirmation, e.g.
The Changing of the Guard, e.g.
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Formal ritual
Confirmation, e.g.
Rite
Solemn ritual
Rite
Opening event
Observance
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Formality
Prescribed procedure.
The Inauguration, for instance.
Formality.
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