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Word of the Day 08/12/17 Fete

Fete (noun, verb)
fete [feyt, fet]


noun, plural fetes.
1. a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete.
2. a festive celebration or entertainment: The ball was the greatest fete of the season.
3. a religious feast or festival: a fete lasting several days in honor of a saint.

verb (used with object), feted, feting.
4. to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity.

Also, fête [feyt, fet; French fet].

Can be confused
fate (see synonym study at fate)

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Origin: 1745-55; < French fête, earlier feste feast

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