Synonyms of glad


1. gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily, iridaceous plant

usage: 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


1. glad (vs. sad), gladsome, cheerful

usage: showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion"

2. glad, happy, willing (vs. unwilling)

usage: eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help"

3. glad, grateful (vs. ungrateful), thankful

usage: feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth"

4. beaming, glad, cheerful (vs. depressing)

usage: cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning"

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Definition and meaning of glad (Dictionary)