verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

: to make (someone) glad

glad·denedglad·den·ing \ˈgla-dən-iŋ\

Full Definition of GLADDEN

intransitive verb
:  to be glad
transitive verb
:  to make glad

Examples of GLADDEN

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

First Known Use of GLADDEN

13th century

Rhymes with GLADDEN

GLADDENING Defined for Kids


verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Definition of GLADDEN for Kids

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


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