glad definition

  • adjective:
    • Experiencing or exhibiting pleasure and pleasure.
    • Appreciative: was pleased associated with the fire's heat.
    • Offering joy and satisfaction: a glad celebration.
    • Very ready; pleased: happy to simply help.
    • Brilliant and cheerful: a glad might early morning.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • happy, happy, happy
    • happy; joyous; delighted; cheerful; gratified; -- in opposition to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- stated of individuals, and sometimes followed by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and sometimes by with, introducing the reason or explanation.
    • Using a gay or bright appearance; articulating or interesting delight; creating gladness; exhilarating.
    • showing or causing pleasure and pleasure; especially made pleased
    • excitedly disposed to act or even be of solution
    • sensation happy appreciation
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • Experiencing or exhibiting delight and enjoyment.
    • Appreciative: ended up being happy of the fire's warmth.
    • Offering pleasure and pleasure: a glad celebration.
    • extremely eager; pleased: glad to simply help.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad might early morning.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • pleased, delighted, satisfied
    • happy; joyous; pleased; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- stated of individuals, and sometimes followed closely by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and often by with, presenting the main cause or explanation.
    • Using a gay or brilliant appearance; expressing or exciting happiness; making gladness; exhilarating.
    • Experiencing or exhibiting pleasure and pleasure.
    • Appreciative: ended up being pleased regarding the fire's heat.
    • Providing happiness and enjoyment: a glad celebration.
    • really eager; pleased: glad to assist.
    • vibrant and cheerful: a glad might morning.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • pleased, happy, pleased
    • happy; joyous; delighted; cheerful; gratified; -- in opposition to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- said of people, and often accompanied by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and sometimes by with, launching the cause or reason.
    • Using a gay or bright look; revealing or interesting joy; creating gladness; exhilarating.
    • showing or causing happiness and pleasure; particularly made delighted
    • Experiencing or exhibiting joy and pleasure.
    • eagerly disposed to behave or even be of service
    • feeling delighted understanding
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • Appreciative: ended up being pleased associated with the fire's warmth.
    • Providing joy and pleasure: a glad occasion.
    • extremely prepared; happy: pleased to assist.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad May morning.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful personality.
    • showing or causing delight and enjoyment; specifically made pleased
    • Experiencing or exhibiting pleasure and enjoyment.
    • Appreciative: had been glad of this fire's heat.
    • eagerly disposed to behave or even be of solution
    • Providing delight and satisfaction: a glad celebration.
    • feeling pleased appreciation
    • happy, happy, happy
    • extremely willing; pleased: glad to greatly help.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad May early morning.
    • Pleased; joyous; delighted; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- stated of persons, and sometimes followed closely by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and often by with, introducing the cause or reason.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • Wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting pleasure; producing gladness; exhilarating.
    • cheerful and bright
    • Experiencing or exhibiting happiness and enjoyment.
    • Appreciative: was happy regarding the fire's heat.
    • Providing pleasure and satisfaction: a glad occasion.
    • Experiencing or exhibiting joy and pleasure.
    • Appreciative: had been glad of the fire's warmth.
    • Offering joy and satisfaction: a glad event.
    • really willing; happy: pleased to assist.
    • Brilliant and cheerful: a glad May morning.
    • showing or causing happiness and satisfaction; particularly made pleased
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful personality.
    • excitedly disposed to do something or even be of service
    • pleased, pleased, happy
    • Experiencing or displaying happiness and enjoyment.
    • Pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- against sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- stated of persons, and often accompanied by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and quite often by with, presenting the reason or reason.
    • Wearing a gay or brilliant appearance; revealing or interesting happiness; producing gladness; exhilarating.
    • Appreciative: ended up being pleased for the fire's warmth.
    • Experiencing or exhibiting delight and pleasure.
    • Offering delight and pleasure: a glad celebration.
    • extremely eager; happy: pleased to simply help.
    • Appreciative: had been glad for the fire's heat.
    • experience delighted appreciation
    • Experiencing or exhibiting pleasure and enjoyment.
    • extremely eager; pleased: glad to simply help.
    • Experiencing or exhibiting joy and pleasure.
    • Offering happiness and pleasure: a glad celebration.
    • Appreciative: ended up being glad of fire's heat.
    • Brilliant and cheerful: a glad May early morning.
    • Brilliant and cheerful: a glad might early morning.
    • extremely prepared; happy: happy to greatly help.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • cheerful and bright
    • happy, pleased, happy
    • Providing happiness and pleasure: a glad event.
    • Appreciative: was glad of the fire's warmth.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful personality.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad might early morning.
    • Offering pleasure and pleasure: a glad event.
    • Very ready; happy: happy to assist.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful personality.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad May morning.
    • extremely willing; happy: pleased to simply help.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful personality.
    • Bright and cheerful: a glad May morning.
    • happy, happy, pleased
    • pleased, happy, satisfied
    • happy; joyous; delighted; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unsatisfied; -- said of people, and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and sometimes by with, presenting the cause or reason.
    • Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
    • pleased, delighted, pleased
    • Using a gay or brilliant appearance; expressing or exciting pleasure; making gladness; exhilarating.
    • pleased, happy, pleased
    • Pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unsatisfied; -- said of people, and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and sometimes by with, launching the reason or reason.
    • happy, delighted, pleased
    • Pleased; joyous; pleased; cheerful; gratified; -- in opposition to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- said of individuals, and frequently followed by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and often by with, introducing the cause or reason.
    • happy; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unsatisfied; -- stated of persons, and often followed by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and quite often by with, exposing the cause or explanation.
    • Using a gay or bright appearance; articulating or interesting joy; making gladness; exhilarating.
    • happy; joyous; delighted; cheerful; gratified; -- in opposition to sorry, sorrowful, or unsatisfied; -- stated of individuals, and frequently followed closely by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and often by with, introducing the main cause or reason.
    • Using a gay or brilliant appearance; articulating or exciting joy; creating gladness; exhilarating.
    • Wearing a gay or bright appearance; articulating or interesting delight; producing gladness; exhilarating.
    • happy; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- stated of individuals, and often followed closely by of, at, that, or because of the infinitive, and sometimes by with, presenting the main cause or explanation.
    • Wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting joy; producing gladness; exhilarating.
    • showing or causing happiness and enjoyment; specially made happy
    • Putting on a gay or brilliant look; articulating or interesting joy; creating gladness; exhilarating.
    • eagerly disposed to do something or even to be of solution
    • sensation pleased appreciation
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • showing or causing joy and enjoyment; especially made delighted
    • showing or causing pleasure and satisfaction; specially made pleased
    • excitedly disposed to act or even to be of solution
    • eagerly disposed to act or to be of solution
    • experience delighted appreciation
    • experience delighted appreciation
    • showing or causing pleasure and satisfaction; particularly made pleased
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • showing or causing happiness and satisfaction; particularly made delighted
    • showing or causing joy and enjoyment; specifically made delighted
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • eagerly disposed to do something or even to be of service
    • eagerly disposed to act or even to be of solution
    • excitedly disposed to behave or to be of solution
    • feeling pleased admiration
    • sensation delighted admiration
    • showing or causing pleasure and satisfaction; specially made pleased
    • cheerful and brilliant
    • cheerful and bright
    • feeling pleased admiration
    • cheerful and bright
    • eagerly disposed to do something or even to be of service
    • experience delighted admiration
    • cheerful and bright
  • verb-transitive:
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • to help make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • to help make pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • to produce happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • to help make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • which will make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • Archaic To gladden.
    • to produce pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • To make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to produce pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to create happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to create glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • To make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
  • noun:
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Gladness.
    • some of many flowers regarding the genus Gladiolus indigenous chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of colorful funnel-shaped plants; widely cultivated
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Gladness.
    • some of many plants associated with the genus Gladiolus local chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of colorful funnel-shaped blossoms; extensively cultivated
    • Gladness.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • any one of many plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of extremely colorful funnel-shaped plants; extensively cultivated
    • Gladness.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • any of many plants associated with the genus Gladiolus indigenous chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of extremely colorful funnel-shaped plants; commonly cultivated
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Botany A gladiolus.
    • Gladness.
    • any one of many flowers of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of colorful funnel-shaped blossoms; extensively cultivated
    • Gladness.
    • Gladness.
    • Gladness.
    • Gladness.
    • Gladness.
    • any one of numerous flowers of this genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of vibrant colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    • any one of numerous plants associated with genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of vibrant colored funnel-shaped blossoms; commonly cultivated
    • Gladness.
    • some of numerous flowers of the genus Gladiolus indigenous chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of colorful funnel-shaped blossoms; commonly cultivated
    • some of numerous plants regarding the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of extremely colorful funnel-shaped blossoms; widely cultivated
    • any one of many flowers associated with genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of vibrant colored funnel-shaped plants; commonly cultivated
    • any of numerous flowers of genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and Southern Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided surges of extremely colorful funnel-shaped flowers; extensively cultivated
  • verb:
    • to help make pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to produce happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to help make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to create glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • In order to make pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • In order to make pleased; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to help make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to help make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • which will make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • to help make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
    • In order to make happy; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • becoming glad; to rejoice.
    • become pleased; to rejoice.
    • become happy; to celebrate.
    • is pleased; to celebrate.
    • is pleased; to rejoice.
    • becoming happy; to celebrate.
    • become pleased; to rejoice.
    • is pleased; to celebrate.
    • to-be happy; to rejoice.
    • To be glad; to celebrate.
    • To be glad; to rejoice.
  • others:
    • Smooth; amount; open. Compare glade.
    • Acting effortlessly or freely; moving easily: as, a glad door or bolt.
    • In good condition; flourishing.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; using the look of joy: since, a glad countenance.
    • experiencing happiness, pleasure, or satisfaction, specially with regards to some certain occasion; happy; gratified; well-contented; joyful: rarely utilized attributively inside feeling, but frequently inside predicate, where it really is utilized positively or followed by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: as, is happy of an opportunity to oblige a friend.
    • Causing pleasure or pleasure; offering pleasure; pleasing.
    • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • To make pleased; gladden.
    • becoming pleased; rejoice.
    • silky; level; available. Compare glade.
    • Acting effortlessly or freely; going effortlessly: as, a glad door or bolt.
    • In good shape; flourishing.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; putting on the look of pleasure: since, a glad countenance.
    • Feeling joy, satisfaction, or pleasure, especially with regards to some particular occasion; happy; gratified; well contented; joyful: hardly ever made use of attributively within feeling, but frequently into the predicate, where it's utilized definitely or followed by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: because, is happy of a chance to oblige a pal.
    • Causing pleasure or pleasure; giving pleasure; pleasing.
    • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • to create glad; gladden.
    • is happy; rejoice.
    • Smooth; level; open. Compare glade.
    • Acting efficiently or freely; moving quickly: because, a glad door or bolt.
    • In good shape; thriving.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; putting on the look of joy: since, a glad countenance.
    • experiencing happiness, pleasure, or pleasure, especially with reference to some specific event; happy; gratified; well-contented; joyful: rarely utilized attributively inside feeling, but typically inside predicate, where it's made use of definitely or followed closely by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: because, to-be glad of a way to oblige a friend.
    • Causing joy or pleasure; offering pleasure; pleasing.
    • Synonyms Joyous, happy, animated, exhilarated.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • to create happy; gladden.
    • becoming glad; rejoice.
    • Smooth; level; open. Compare glade.
    • performing efficiently or easily; moving effortlessly: since, a glad home or bolt.
    • In good shape; flourishing.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; wearing the look of delight: since, a glad countenance.
    • Feeling delight, satisfaction, or pleasure, especially with regards to some specific event; happy; gratified; well-contented; joyful: hardly ever utilized attributively inside feeling, but typically when you look at the predicate, where it's used absolutely or accompanied by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: since, becoming pleased of a chance to oblige a friend.
    • Causing delight or pleasure; providing satisfaction; pleasing.
    • Synonyms Joyous, happy, animated, exhilarated.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • To make happy; gladden.
    • to-be glad; rejoice.
    • Smooth; degree; open. Compare glade.
    • Acting effortlessly or easily; going quickly: as, a glad door or bolt.
    • In good condition; thriving.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; putting on the appearance of joy: as, a glad countenance.
    • Feeling happiness, satisfaction, or satisfaction, specially with regards to some specific occasion; pleased; gratified; well-contented; joyful: seldom utilized attributively in this good sense, but frequently inside predicate, where it really is used definitely or accompanied by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: because, become happy of a chance to oblige a buddy.
    • Causing delight or enjoyment; giving satisfaction; pleasing.
    • Synonyms Joyous, happy, animated, exhilarated.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • Smooth; degree; available. Compare glade.
    • to produce pleased; gladden.
    • functioning efficiently or easily; moving effortlessly: since, a glad home or bolt.
    • becoming happy; rejoice.
    • Smooth; level; open. Compare glade.
    • In good condition; thriving.
    • Smooth; amount; open. Compare glade.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; putting on the appearance of joy: because, a glad countenance.
    • Acting efficiently or easily; going easily: as, a glad door or bolt.
    • Smooth; degree; available. Compare glade.
    • performing smoothly or easily; moving easily: since, a glad door or bolt.
    • Feeling happiness, satisfaction, or satisfaction, especially with reference to some certain occasion; happy; gratified; well-contented; joyful: seldom utilized attributively in this good sense, but usually in the predicate, in which it really is made use of definitely or followed by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: as, to be happy of a chance to oblige a pal.
    • In good condition; thriving.
    • soft; degree; available. Compare glade.
    • Causing delight or pleasure; providing pleasure; pleasing.
    • Acting effortlessly or freely; moving effortlessly: as, a glad door or bolt.
    • Shining; bright; cheerful; wearing the look of joy: because, a glad countenance.
    • Smooth; degree; open. Compare glade.
    • In good shape; thriving.
    • experiencing happiness, enjoyment, or satisfaction, especially with reference to some particular event; pleased; gratified; well-contented; joyful: hardly ever used attributively inside good sense, but usually inside predicate, in which it is used absolutely or followed closely by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: since, becoming pleased of a chance to oblige a buddy.
    • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
    • functioning smoothly or freely; going easily: since, a glad home or bolt.
    • Acting smoothly or easily; going quickly: because, a glad home or bolt.
    • In good shape; flourishing.
    • Shining; bright; cheerful; putting on the look of joy: because, a glad countenance.
    • Causing happiness or satisfaction; giving satisfaction; pleasing.
    • In good shape; flourishing.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • In good condition; flourishing.
    • Feeling pleasure, pleasure, or satisfaction, particularly with reference to some certain occasion; happy; gratified; well contented; joyful: hardly ever utilized attributively inside good sense, but often inside predicate, in which it really is utilized definitely or accompanied by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: since, to-be pleased of a chance to oblige a pal.
    • Synonyms Joyous, happy, animated, exhilarated.
    • Shining; brilliant; cheerful; using the appearance of delight: as, a glad countenance.
    • Shining; bright; cheerful; using the look of happiness: since, a glad countenance.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • Causing happiness or pleasure; providing satisfaction; pleasing.
    • to create happy; gladden.
    • Feeling happiness, satisfaction, or pleasure, particularly with reference to some specific event; pleased; gratified; well contented; joyful: rarely used attributively in this sense, but generally when you look at the predicate, in which it's used definitely or followed by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: since, becoming glad of an opportunity to oblige a buddy.
    • Feeling delight, pleasure, or satisfaction, particularly with regards to some specific event; happy; gratified; well-contented; joyful: seldom used attributively in this feeling, but usually into the predicate, in which it's utilized positively or accompanied by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: since, is pleased of a way to oblige a pal.
    • Shining; bright; cheerful; putting on the look of delight: because, a glad countenance.
    • Causing delight or pleasure; offering pleasure; pleasing.
    • to create happy; gladden.
    • Causing joy or enjoyment; giving pleasure; pleasing.
    • is pleased; rejoice.
    • Synonyms Joyous, pleased, animated, exhilarated.
    • Synonyms Joyous, pleased, animated, exhilarated.
    • becoming happy; rejoice.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • Feeling happiness, pleasure, or satisfaction, especially with regards to some particular occasion; pleased; gratified; well-contented; joyful: seldom utilized attributively within good sense, but often into the predicate, in which its made use of definitely or accompanied by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: because, to be happy of an opportunity to oblige a friend.
    • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
    • Causing delight or pleasure; providing satisfaction; pleasing.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • In order to make pleased; gladden.
    • to produce happy; gladden.
    • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
    • to help make happy; gladden.
    • become pleased; rejoice.
    • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
    • to-be glad; rejoice.
    • To be glad; rejoice.
    • In order to make pleased; gladden.
    • To be pleased; rejoice.

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