Definition and Meanings for glad
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Part of Speech of glad
adjective, comparative, superlative, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of glad
Meaning of glad
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- 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.
- wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting joy; producing gladness; exhilarating.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective, transitive verb
- to make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
as intransitive verb
- to be glad; to rejoice.