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Definitions of glad

  1. To be glad. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make glad:- pr.p. gladding; pa.p. gladded. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To make glad. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To be glad; to rejoice. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; - opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; - said of persons, and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and sometimes by with, introducing the cause or reason. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Gladdest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Gladness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Glader. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Gladly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (`lief' is archaic) very willing; "was lief to go"; "glad to help" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Joyous; gay; pleased; cheerful; satisfied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Pleased: cheerful: bright: giving pleasure. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Pleased; happy; cheerful; joyful; causing happiness. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Joyful; pleased; gratified. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Affected with pleasure or moderate joy; pleased; cheerful; bright; affording pleasure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Pleased; elevated with joy; wearing the appearance of joy; expressing joy, as a glad sound; moderately joyful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for glad

  1. And life is glad of this. – Open Water by Arthur Stringer
  2. I'm sure you are glad of it too. – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
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