Definitions for "Congratulate"
To address with expressions of sympathetic pleasure on account of some happy event affecting the person addressed; to wish joy to.
To express of feel sympathetic joy; as, to congratulate with one's country.
say something to someone that expresses praise; "He complimented her on her last physics paper"
be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school"
pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement