Gladden

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To make glad. See Synonyms at please.
  • verb-intransitive. Archaic To be glad.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To cause (something) to become more glad.
  • v. To become more glad in one's disposition.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To make glad; to cheer; to please; to gratify; to rejoice; to exhilarate.
  • verb-intransitive. To be or become glad; to rejoice.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To make glad or joyful; cheer; please.
  • Synonyms To comfort, gratify, delight, rejoice, animate, en-liven
  • To become glad; rejoice.
  • n. A glade.
  • n. A plant of the iris family, especially Iris f├Žtidissima. See Iris, 8.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. become glad or happy
  • v. make glad or happy
  • Antonym
    sadden    grieve    depress   
    Verb Form
    gladdened    gladdening    gladdens   
    Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    joy    rejoice   
    Cross Reference
    cheer   
    Hyponym
    overjoy   
    Form
    gladdened    gladdening   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    cheer    please    gratify    rejoice    exhilarate    happify    happy    content    contented    beatify   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Nevadan    hadden    madden    sadden