AskDefine | Define glad

Dictionary Definition

glad adj
1 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" [ant: sad]
2 (`lief' is archaic) very willing; "was lief to go"; "glad to help" [syn: lief(p)]
3 feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth"
4 cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning" [syn: beaming] [also: gladdest, gladder]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From glæd

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. pleased, happy, satisfied

Derived terms

Translations

  • Albanian: gëzuar
  • Catalan: alegre
  • Croatian: veseo, radostan
  • Danish: glad
  • Dutch: blij, verheugd
  • Faroese: glaður, glað
  • German: froh, fröhlich
  • French: content
  • Hungarian: vidám
  • Irish: áthasach, as a predicative, usually expressed by a construction with the noun áthas
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: پێخۆشحاڵ
  • Portuguese: grato, feliz, alegre, contente
  • Romanian: bucuros, vesel
  • Russian: счастлив
  • Slovene: vesel
  • Spanish: contento, contenta
  • Swedish: glad, nöjd, belåten

Bosnian

Noun

  1. hunger

Croatian

Etymology

Common Slavic *gold

Noun

  1. hunger

Declension

Danish

Adjective

glad

Dutch

Alternative spellings

Adjective

glad (comparative: gladder, superlative: gladst)

Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • /gɽɑː/, /glɑː/

Adjective

  1. happy, glad

Serbian

Noun

  1. hunger

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

  • /glɑːd/
glad

Extensive Definition

wikt glad Glad can refer to:
glad in Serbian: Glad

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

animating, beaming, beatific, beatified, beautiful, blessed, blissful, blithe, blithesome, bright, bright and sunny, capering, charmed, cheerful, cheering, cheery, chirping, chuffed, comfortable, content, contented, cozy, dancing, delighted, eager, easy, elated, encouraging, enlivening, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, exhilarating, favorably impressed with, flushed, flushed with joy, gay, genial, gladdening, gladsome, gleeful, glowing, gratified, happy, heart-warming, heartening, high, hilarious, hopeful, in clover, in good spirits, in high spirits, inclined, inspiring, inspiriting, intrigued, invigorating, irrepressible, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, keen, laughing, leaping, lighthearted, merry, mirthful, of good cheer, optimistic, overjoyed, pleasant, pleased, pleased as Punch, pleased with, purring, radiant, ready, ready and willing, rejoiced, riant, rosy, sanguine, sanguineous, satisfied, singing, smiling, smirking, sold on, sparkling, starry-eyed, sunny, taken with, thrice happy, thrilled, tickled, tickled pink, tickled to death, well-disposed, winsome
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