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gladden

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verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Simple Definition of gladden

  • : to make (someone) glad

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gladden

gladdenedgladdening play \ˈgla-dən-iŋ\

archaic

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be glad

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make glad

Examples of gladden in a sentence

  1. <it would gladden me to hear you sing again>



13th Century

First Known Use of gladden

13th century

Rhymes with gladden



GLADDEN Defined for Kids

gladden

play
verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Definition of gladden for Students

gladdenedgladdening

  1. :  to make glad <… Matthias saw a sight that gladdened his heart. — Brian Jacques, Redwall>





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