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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Experiencing or exhibiting joy and pleasure.
  • adj. Appreciative: was glad of the fire's warmth.
  • adj. Providing joy and pleasure: a glad occasion.
  • adj. Very willing; pleased: glad to help.
  • adj. Bright and cheerful: a glad May morning.
  • adj. Archaic Having a naturally cheerful disposition.
  • v. Archaic To gladden.
  • n. Botany A gladiolus.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. pleased, happy, satisfied
  • v. To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. 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.
  • adj. Wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting joy; producing gladness; exhilarating.
  • v. To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
  • verb-intransitive. To be glad; to rejoice.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Smooth; level; open. Compare glade.
  • Acting smoothly or freely; moving easily: as, a glad door or bolt.
  • In good condition; thriving.
  • Shining; bright; cheerful; wearing the appearance of joy: as, a glad countenance.
  • Feeling joy, pleasure, or satisfaction, especially with reference to some particular event; pleased; gratified; well contented; joyful: rarely used attributively in this sense, but usually in the predicate, where it is used absolutely or followed by of or at, or by an infinitive with to: as, to be glad of an opportunity to oblige a friend.
  • Causing joy or pleasure; giving satisfaction; pleasing.
  • Synonyms Joyous, delighted, animated, exhilarated.
  • Gladsome, cheering, exhilarating, animating. See gladness.
  • n. Gladness.
  • To make glad; gladden.
  • To be glad; rejoice.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
  • adj. eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
  • adj. feeling happy appreciation
  • n. any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
  • adj. cheerful and bright
  • Equivalent
    gladsome    willing    thankful    grateful    cheerful   
    depressed    sad    peevish    heavy    cranky    sorrowful    downcast   
    Verb Form
    gladded    gladding    glads   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    gladder    gladdest   
    gladded    gladding    gladly    engladden    gladden   
    Words with the same meaning
    gratified    animated    exhilarated    cheering    pleasing    joyful    animating    joyous    happy    exhilarating   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brad    Chad    Dad    Gad    Mossad    Riyadh    Tad    Thad    ad    add   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    happy    grateful    joyous    anxious    proud    sorry    afraid    confident    hungry