Glad definition

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: eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help"
[syn: glad, happy]
3: feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth"
4: cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning"
[syn: beaming, glad]
n 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 [syn: gladiolus,
gladiola, glad, sword lily]
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