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Definition 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for glad in the sense of this definition

(glad is a kind of ...) any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae

(... is a member of glad) gladiolas

Definition 2: showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where glad or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glad you are here
  • glad that they succeeded
  • gave a glad shout
  • a glad smile
  • heard the glad news
  • a glad occasion

(glad is similar to ...) experiencing or expressing gladness or joy

"a gladsome smile" "a gladsome occasion"

(means also ...) being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

"her cheerful nature" "a cheerful greeting" "a cheerful room" "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

Definition 3: cheerful and bright - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glad or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a beaming smile
  • a glad May morning

Synonyms for glad in the sense of this definition

(glad is similar to ...) being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

"her cheerful nature" "a cheerful greeting" "a cheerful room" "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

Definition 4: feeling happy appreciation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glad or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glad of the fire's warmth

(glad is similar to ...) feeling or showing gratitude

"a grateful heart" "grateful for the tree's shade" "a thankful smile"

Definition 5: eagerly disposed to act or to be of service - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glad or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glad to help

Synonyms for glad in the sense of this definition

(glad is similar to ...) disposed or inclined toward

"a willing participant" "willing helpers"

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