HyperDic: glad

English > 5 senses of the word glad:
ADJECTIVEallgladshowing or causing joy and pleasure
allglad, happyeagerly disposed to act or to be of service
allgladfeeling happy appreciation
allglad, beamingcheerful and bright
NOUNplantglad, gladiolus, gladiola, sword lilyany 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
glad > pronunciation
Soundsglae'd
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English > glad: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy.
Examples
  • "glad you are here"
  • "glad that they succeeded"
  • "gave a glad shout"
  • "a glad smile"
  • "heard the glad news"
  • "a glad occasion"
NarrowergladsomeExperiencing or expressing gladness or joy
See alsocheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
happyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
OppositesadExperiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
Spanishalegre, bueno, contento, feliz
Nounsgladnessexperiencing joy and pleasure
English > glad: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningeagerly disposed to act or to be of service.
Example"glad to help"
Synonymhappy
Broaderwillingdisposed or inclined toward
Spanishcontento, feliz
Catalanfeliç
Adverbsgladlyin a willing / willing manner
English > glad: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFeeling happy appreciation.
Example"glad of the fire's warmth"
Broadergrateful, thankfulFeeling or showing gratitude
Nounsgladnessexperiencing joy and pleasure
English > glad: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningcheerful and bright.
Example "a glad May morning"
Synonymbeaming
BroadercheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
Spanishcontento, feliz, risueño, sonriente
Catalansomrient
Nounsgladnessexperiencing joy and pleasure
English > glad: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymsgladiolus, gladiola, sword lily
Member ofgenus Gladiolusgladiolas
Broaderiridaceous plantAny bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
Spanishgladiolo, gladiolus
Catalangladiol

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