glad - definition and synonyms

adjective [not usually before noun] 

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  1. happy and pleased about something

    ‘We’re having a great time.’ ‘I’m so glad.’

    glad (that):

    I’m glad he finally called you.

    glad to see/hear/be etc:

    Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed.

    glad for:

    I’m so glad for him – he really wanted that job.

    glad about:

    She wasn’t going to leave, and he was glad about that.

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