Synonyms of ceremony


1. ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance, affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function

usage: a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"

2. ceremony, activity

usage: any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way; "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"

3. ceremony, activity

usage: the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion; "an inaugural ceremony"

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Definition and meaning of ceremony (Dictionary)