glad


glad
01. I'm [glad] you like your gift. We thought it would be perfect for you.
02. I had to work all weekend on my essay, but I'm [glad] I finally got it done.
03. I'm [glad] my children aren't interested in the body-piercing fad because I think it is a little gross.
04. We would [gladly] help you move if we had the time, but unfortunately we'll be out of town on that day.
05. They were [glad] to hear that their daughter and her family would be able to visit for Christmas.
06. I'm sure [glad] I didn't buy my computer at that store. The same computer is on sale downtown for half the price.
07. They were sure [glad] they decided not to go camping. It rained all weekend.
08. I would be [glad] to give you a hand if you need any help moving into your new apartment this weekend.
09. You got the job? I'm so [glad].
10. You'll be [glad] to hear that your house has finally sold.
11. Maurice Maeterlinck once suggested that it should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their [gladness].
12. Henry Van Dyke once said, "Be [glad] of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play, and to look up at the stars."
13. There is a Dutch proverb which notes that when the stomach is full, the heart is [glad].
14. A Japanese proverb notes that into the house where joy lives, happiness will [gladly] come.

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  • glad — W3S2 [glæd] adj [no comparative] [: Old English; Origin: glAd bright, shining, happy ] 1.) [not before noun] pleased and happy about something glad (that) ▪ I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. ▪ We re so glad you came. glad to do …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Glad — (gl[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Gladder}; superl. {Gladdest}.] [AS. gl[ae]d bright, glad; akin to D. glad smooth, G. glatt, OHG. glat smooth, shining, Icel. gla[eth]r glad, bright, Dan. & Sw. glad glad, Lith. glodas smooth, and prob. to L. glaber, and E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glad on 't — Glad Glad (gl[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Gladder}; superl. {Gladdest}.] [AS. gl[ae]d bright, glad; akin to D. glad smooth, G. glatt, OHG. glat smooth, shining, Icel. gla[eth]r glad, bright, Dan. & Sw. glad glad, Lith. glodas smooth, and prob. to L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glad — glad·den; glad·don; glad·dy; glad; glad·ful; glad·i·ate; glad·i·a·tor; glad·i·a·to·ri·al; glad·i·a·tor·ship; glad·i·o·la; glad·i·ole; glad·ite; glad·less; glad·ness; glad·some; glad·stone; glad·sto·ni·an; un·glad; glad·ly; glad·some·ly;… …   English syllables

  • glad — [ glæd ] adjective not usually before noun *** happy and pleased about something: We re having a great time. I m so glad. glad (that): I m glad he finally called you. glad to see/hear/be, etc.: Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed. glad for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glad — glad, happy, cheerful, lighthearted, joyful, joyous are comparable when meaning characterized by or expressing the mood, temper, or state of mind of a person who is pleased or delighted with something or with things in general. Glad may be used… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Glad — can refer to:*Glad (duke), ruler in the territory of Banat, who was defeated by the Magyars during the 10th century *Glad (band), a Christian pop/rock and a cappella music group formed in 1972 *Glad (company), an American brand of household… …   Wikipedia

  • glad — O.E. glæd bright, shining, joyous, from P.Gmc. *glada (Cf. O.N. glaðr smooth, bright, glad, Dan. glad glad, joyful, O.S. gladmod glad, O.Fris. gled smooth, Du. glad slippery, Ger. glatt smooth ), from PIE …   Etymology dictionary

  • Glad — Glad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gladded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gladding}.] [AS. gladian. See {Glad}, a., and cf. {Gladden}, v. t.] To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] That which gladded all the warrior train. Dryden …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glad — glad1 [glad] adj. gladder, gladdest [ME < OE glæd, akin to Ger glatt, smooth (the orig. Gmc sense) < IE * ghlādh , shining, smooth < base * ĝhel , to shine > GLEAM, GOLD] 1. feeling or characterized by pleasure or joy; happy; pleased… …   English World dictionary

  • glad of — 1. Glad to have 2. Glad because of • • • Main Entry: ↑glad …   Useful english dictionary