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2 having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action)
  • I am glad to do the work if it will help the cause

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3 serving to lift one's spirits
  • doctors brought glad tidings to the reporters awaiting news of the queen's condition

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4 feeling or expressing gratitude
  • she was glad of the offer of a ride home

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glad

verb
archaic

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The first known use of glad was before the 12th century

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“Glad.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glad. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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