What is the meaning of glad?


  • 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.


  • Showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy.
    • usage: "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion"
  • Eagerly disposed to act or to be of service.
    • usage: "glad to help"
  • Feeling happy appreciation.
    • usage: "glad of the fire's warmth"
  • Cheerful and bright.
    • usage: "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning"
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