Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
gratulatus, p. p. of
gratularito congratulate, fr.
gratuspleasing, agreeable. See
To salute with declaration of joy; to congratulate.
Worthy of gratulation.
There’s more behind that is more
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To express joy or pleasure to a person, on account of his success, or the reception of some good; to salute with declarations of joy; to congratulate. [The latter word is more generally used.]
To gratulate the gentle princes there.
2.To wish or express joy to.
3.To declare joy for; to mention with joy.