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1. glad

adjective. ['ˈglæd'] showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy.

Synonyms

  • cheerful

Antonyms

  • depressing
  • unhappiness

Etymology

  • glæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Glad

  • sociedad
  • shahrzad
  • ciudad
  • shabad
  • mossad
  • mirad
  • hlad
  • forbad
  • arvad
  • vlad
  • scad
  • riyadh
  • riyad
  • plaid
  • grad
  • flad
  • clad
  • brad
  • thad
  • tadd
  • tad
  • shadd
  • shad
  • schad
  • sad
  • radde
  • rad
  • pad
  • nad
  • madd

How do you pronounce glad?

Pronounce glad as glæd.

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Sentences with glad


1. Adjective
Most will be glad to point you in the right direction.

2. Noun, singular or mass
“I’m glad we had the opportunity to discuss this in-person.

Quotes about glad


1. God gave me a second chance. I am so very glad with what is going on with my career, but I want to be a success in my relationship with my children.
- El DeBarge

2. Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that.
- Ally Condie, Matched

3. Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
- Anne Lamott

2. glad

adjective. ['ˈglæd'] feeling happy appreciation.

Synonyms

  • grateful

Antonyms

  • pessimistic
  • unpleasant

Etymology

  • glæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. glad

adjective. ['ˈglæd'] eagerly disposed to act or to be of service.

Synonyms

  • willing

Antonyms

  • dysphoric
  • infelicitous

Etymology

  • glæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. glad

adjective. ['ˈglæd'] cheerful and bright.

Synonyms

  • beaming

Antonyms

  • uncheerfulness
  • unhappy

Etymology

  • glæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. glad

noun. ['ˈglæd'] 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.

Synonyms

  • gladiola
  • iridaceous plant
  • genus Gladiolus
  • sword lily

Antonyms

  • joyless
  • dejected
  • discontented
  • unfortunate

Etymology

  • glæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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