From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_720_zgladglad /ɡlæd/ ●●●S2W3 adjective [no comparative]1[not before noun]HAPPYpleased and happy about somethingglad (that)I’m really glad I don’t have to go back there again.We’re so glad you came.glad to do somethingI am glad to be back home.glad to see/hear etcI’m glad to see you looking so well.‘I’ve decided to accept the job.’ ‘I’m glad.’glad whenI’ll be glad when the war is over.glad aboutShe wasn’t leaving after all. He was glad about that.glad for‘Jamie’s been accepted for medical school!’ ‘I’m so glad for him.’ →gladly► see thesaurus at happy2 →be glad of something3 →be glad to (do something)4 →I would be glad if5 →glad tidings/news6 →give somebody the glad eye7 →glad rags —gladness noun [uncountable] →glad-hand
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glad• It was a glad day for everyone.• I was glad it was Judy not me backing the truck in.• I was glad now to have company.• But as Michele had prophesied, it was already getting cooler, and Luce was glad of her light coat.• And he was sureglad of it.• It made her glad she was disobeying them; gladder still that she and Rob were lovers.• She was glad that the birthday party was a success.• Maggie was glad to go to her room.• Viv was glad to learn they'd reached home safely.• We were all glad when it was time to go home.• I was glad when the train stopped, because the wind did not feel as vicious then.• "The meal was excellent." "I'm glad you liked it."glad (that)• If you could send one soon, I should be glad.• He says he's glad because he lives in the home with his wife.• The Labradorgrowled softly in his throat and she put a restraining hand on his collar, glad of his company.• And from what I've seen the ladies seem glad of it.• We're really glad that you kids could come home for Christmas.• Rainbow is glad the partitionbehind her is firmly shut.• He was glad to be alone.• There will be a lot of people glad to be back at work today.• Coffin was almost glad to taste that the coffee was as mediocre as always.