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English adjective: glad

1. glad showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy


SamplesGlad you are here.
Glad that they succeeded.
Gave a glad shout.
A glad smile.
Heard the glad news.
A glad occasion.


Similargladsome


See alsocheerful


Antonymssad

2. glad eagerly disposed to act or to be of service


SamplesGlad to help.


Synonymshappy


Similarwilling


Antonymsunwilling

3. glad feeling happy appreciation


SamplesGlad of the fire's warmth.


Similargrateful, thankful


Antonymsthankless, ungrateful, unthankful

4. glad cheerful and bright


SamplesA beaming smile.
A glad May morning.


Synonymsbeaming


Similarcheerful


Antonymscheerless, depressing, uncheerful


English noun: glad

1. glad (plant) 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


Synonymsgladiola, gladiolus, sword lily


Broader (hypernym)iridaceous plant


Member meronymgenus Gladiolus









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