Synonyms for (noun) ceremonial

Synonyms: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

Definition: a formal event performed on a special occasion

Usage: a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

Similar words: social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function

Definition: a vaguely specified social event

Usage: the party was quite an affair; an occasion arranged to honor the president; a seemingly endless round of social functions

Synonyms for (adjective) ceremonial

Synonyms: ceremonial

Definition: marked by pomp or ceremony or formality

Usage: a ceremonial occasion; ceremonial garb

Similar words: formal

Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education