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glad meaning and definition

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GLAD noun

Definition of glad (noun)

  1. 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

GLAD adjective

Definition of glad (adjective)

  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"
    • antonym: sad
  2. eagerly disposed to act or to be of service
    • "glad to help"
    • synonyms: happy
  3. feeling happy appreciation
    • "glad of the fire's warmth"
  4. cheerful and bright
    • "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning"
    • synonyms: beaming
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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