A ceremony is a special event that marks the beginning or the end of something. A ceremony is also held when an award or a prize is presented for good work. Weddings, funerals, graduations, initiations, sporting events, retirements, and religious observations may all involve some kind of a ceremony.
Leonardo DiCaprio was presented with an Oscar for Best Actor at the Academy Awards ceremony last night.
The opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil should be spectacular.
The opening and closing ceremonies at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing were impressive and very memorable.
Rhonda and Ned’s wedding ceremony lasted just under an hour.
Bill asked that there not be a ceremony for his retirement. He preferred to leave the company quietly.
There was a brief ceremony in honor of our neighbor who passed away recently.
The students at the graduation ceremony were thrilled to receive their diplomas.