gladden

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verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Definition of gladden

gladdened

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gladdening

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



GLADDEN Defined for English Language Learners

gladden

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verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Definition of gladden for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) glad


GLADDEN Defined for Kids

gladden

play
verb glad·den \ˈgla-dən\

Definition of gladden for Students

gladdened

gladdening

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



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